CAPE TOWN – A Mitchells Plain man has been arrested for the rape of a five-year-old girl.
Police officers were alerted by community members on Monday.
The City of Cape Town law enforcement’s Wayne Dyason says the suspect fled the scene.
“Officers went to investigate and the suspect fled the scene. The officers took the victim to SAPS in Mitchells Plain‚ where the brave young girl informed the officers she knew the suspect and showed the officers where he lived in Tafelsig‚ Mitchells Plain.”
An unlicensed firearm was also found in the suspect’s possession.