Rape suspect arrested in Table View.
WESTERN CAPE, TABLE VIEW: Good co-operation between Table View SAPS members and members of a local security company led to the arrest of a 36-year-old rape suspect.
During the early hours of this morning, 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 fled.
The details of the suspect was shared with police who in turn alerted
various partners to be on the lookout for the suspect.
An observant officer from a local security company saw the suspect not far from the scene and informed the police officers. Members acted quickly and the suspect was arrested.
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.
The members and the security company who assisted in the swift arrest of the sexual predator were lauded for their actions.