Mother and toddler raped, allegedly by parolee

Mother and toddler raped, allegedly by parolee

Mpumalanga police are searching for a suspect who allegedly raped a four-year-old girl and her mother in Machadodorp on Thursday.

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The suspect was out on parole after serving a sentence of murder when he allegedly committed the crime, said police spokesperson, Leonard Hlathi.

Hlathi says the perpetuator first raped the toddler in front of her mother, and then proceeded to rape the 28-year-old mother.

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Hlathi adds that the suspect ran away after committing the heinous act.

“We are asking the community to assist [as] he is a known man around that area,” noted Hlathi.

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