A reaction officer at the area where the teen was raped.
A man, accused of assaulting and raping a teenager, who was walking home from her part time job in Mountview, still remains at large.
A case of rape is under investigation at the local police station.
On Saturday, Reaction Unit South Africa was informed of the incident by a resident in the area after the victim ran to them for help.
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When they arrived at the scene, they established that the grade 11 pupil did part time jobs as a domestic worker during the weekend.
After work, she was walking to the Verulam CBD to catch a taxi home, when she was approached by a man, who began assaulting her.
“He informed her that he would kill her if she screamed. He then led her to a change next to the Mountview tennis courts where he forced her to remove all her clothes. He then raped her. During the rape, he kept his hand on her throat and warned her not to scream,” a report stated.
He repeatedly told her that if she failed to comply with his instruction, he would murder her.
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After he had finished, the victim managed to run to a resident, who had just arrived home and informed them of the incident.
“The member of public noticed the suspect dressed in blue jeans, a blue denim jacket and work boots fleeing from the change room into a dense bush. The homeowner then contacted RUSA for assistance,” the report added.
Reaction officers conducted a search of the bush, however, the perpetrator remains at large. Clothing belonging to the teenager was found in the change room.
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