Sexual Assault Suspects Caught At approximately 19:50pm, during a routine patrol in Kuilsriver, our Armed Response Vehicle was flagged down by a member of the public to inform us that it appears a girl is being sexually assaulted under the bridge in School Street by four men.
The Response Officer immediately
made his way to the location while calling for backup from our additional Armed Response Vehicles in the area.
Thanks to the quick response from our team, one suspect was caught and immediately detained.
He admitted to being involved and also identified the other suspects that were involved.
He was handed over to Kuilsriver SAPS after being positively identified by the victim.
Our Armed Response team proceeded to search for the other suspects.
Not long after, two of the outstanding three suspects were found a few streets away and detained.
They were also handed over to Kuilsriver SAPS.
The story from the scene was that the victim and a friend were walking when the suspects attempted to rob them.
The friend manage to escape after which the
suspects proceeded to allegedly rape the victim.
Thanks to the quick response and vigilance from our Armed Response Team, three of the four suspects were caught and handed over to Kuilsriver SAPS for further investigation into the matter.