The Northern Cape police are appealing to the public to help locate a missing three-year-old boy from Valspan, Jan Kempdorp.
SEARCH FOR MISSING THREE-YEAR-OLD BOY
South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Sergio Kock said the missing toddler, Botlhale Lyolo Gedene, went missing at approximately 14:00 on Tuesday, 28 June.
“The toddler also responds to the name Buti and was last seen playing with his three-year-old niece in front of their house in Valspan, Jan Kempdorp,” said Kock.
Botlhale’s disappearance was first reported to the Jan Kempdorp police station on Wednesday – the police, community members and other stakeholders are currently searching for the missing three-year-old.
His last known clothing included a black and grey jacket with a hood, a maroon t-shirt, and blue jeans. He was barefoot.
The Hartswater Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Unit is investigating the matter, said the police spokesperson.
Members of the public with information that could help the active investigation are encouraged to reach out to the investigating officer Detective-Captain Mogadile at 078-032-5291.