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Mthatha K9 Team reunites girl missing since New Year's Eve with her family

Jan 7, 2019
Mthatha K9 Team reunites girl missing since New Year's Eve with her family

Yete, a police search and rescue dog, and his partner, Constable Katikati, from the Mthatha K9 unit over the weekend continued their search for a 12-year-old girl, who was reported missing on the 31st December.

"Their search terminated on Sunday morning, at 06:30, when the child from the Mthini local Ngobozana a/a where she went missing was found approximately 3kms from home at houses near the forest at Luqhoqhweni Location, Lusikisiki," said police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender.

'12-year-old chased to the forest before being reported missing to Mthatha police'

"According to information received the child went missing after she was chased to the forest after being suspected of stealing money."

She said that the child was unharmed and handed to her mother.

"The child will also be attended to by Social workers."

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