OFFICE OF THE STATION COMMANDER : TABLE VIEW
12 JUNE 2019
TABLE VIEW – During the early hours of the morning on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 a destitute woman was raped by a man who is also known to sleep on the streets. The woman, aged in her late twenties reported the incident to her boyfriend who managed to alert the police about the incident.
The suspect was known to the boyfriend of the victim. When he stated to the suspect that he was going to call the police, the suspect ran.
The details of the suspect was shared with police who in turn alerted various partners to be on the look out for the suspect. An observant officer from a local security company observed the suspect not far from the scene and informed the police officers. The 36-year-old suspect was handed over to police and he was arrested and taken to Table View Police Station.
The victim was taken to a medical facility and the case is being investigated by the Milnerton Cluster’s Family violence, child protection and sexual offences unit.
Table View Station Commander, Colonel Lindiwe Dyantyi applauded the security company who assisted in the swift arrest of the sexual predator.
Captain Adriana Chandler