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Uitenhage SAPS seek public help in tracing rapist

Jan 7, 2016
Uitenhage SAPS seek public help in tracing rapist

The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Uitenhage, just outside Port Elizabeth, are looking for a man, who is believed to be a foreign national, in connection with a rape incident that occurred on the 5 December 2015, at around 2am, in a house in Thornhill Street, Uitenhage. 

According to Eastern Cape police, a woman was asleep in her house when a man broke into her house and raped her in the bedroom.

At the time of the incident a suspect was wearing a red t-shirt, grey pair of pants and a light-brown hat.

Any person with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect is urged to contact an investigating officer Warrant Officer Aubrey McDonald from the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit at 041 996 3151 or 072 732 4809.