Police issued this identikit of the man suspected of forcing five young boys from Thembalethu to have sex with one another and then raping one of the boys (8).
GEORGE NEWS - A man with a tattoo of a woman's buttocks on his one hand and stars on his calf is sought by police after he allegedly raped an eight-year-old boy in Thembalethu earlier this month.
The number 28 is also tattooed on the same hand as the woman's buttocks.
The Afrikaans speaking man, believed to be a coloured male, lured his victim and four other young boys, also from Thembalethu, into bushes near the N2 highway with the promise of a bicycle and allegedly told them to have sex with one another. He than raped the eight-year-old boy.
This incident occurred earlier this month on 8 January in Zone 9.
The Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Unit this week requested the public's help to apprehend the suspect.
According to the Southern Cape Police spokesperson, Captain Bernadine Steyn, the children were playing in a park at 08:00 when the man approached the children.
Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect can contact the investigating officer, Constable Ann Janse, on 044 803 4618.
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