Attempted rape suspect behind bars

KIMBERLEY- A man in his early 30’s has been arrested in Delportshoop and charged with attempted rape. It is alleged that the suspect, went into the house of the complainant and attempted to rape her. The complainant was sleeping in her house in Delportshoop when the suspect threatened to kill her, and in the process attempted to rape her.

The struggle ensued between the complainant and the suspect, and the suspect broke loose and ran-away. It is suspected that in the event the suspect snatched a 2-year-old boy, who is the complainant’s child. The boy cannot be found, and we have launched a search. During the search outfit believed to be that of a 2-year-old boy was found in the veld adjacent to the residential area in Delportshoop.

Source: South African Police Service