VEREENIGING - The Vereeniging SAPS is searching for an inmate who escaped from the Leeuhof correctional facility in Vereeniging, Vaal Triangle, last month. Police spokesperson, Captain Fikile Funda, yesterday said in a statement that the suspect was allegedly one of the inmates booked out as the monitor working at agriculture on Saturday the 13th of October, 2020. Funda said by about 13:30 the inmate did not return for lunch. Circumstances surrounding his escape are not known and are part of the investigation. As far as can be seen on the image sent to 90.6 FM News, the man is a thin, older white male with short dark hair. Funda urged anyone who might have seen him not to approach him, but to contact the nearest police station, the Vereeniging SAPS on 016 450 2263/4 or the investigating officer, Sergeant Teboho Keele, on 016 450 2661 or 072 944 5934.
PHOTO: (Vereeniging SAPS)