VAALWATER — A man was arrested in December 2018 after he allegedly kidnapped his three-year-old son. The incident took place in the Orange Farm policing area.
According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena, Lephalale SAPS Cluster spokesperson, the suspect allegedly left a suicide note and he threatened to kill himself and the child. The suspect, who drove a Kia Picanto, was spotted by Dorset Police at a filling station in Vaalwater.
The child was safely found by Cst Khoza and Cst Tsoeleng.
The man was arrested and detained in Modimolle Police station and the child was taken to Victim Empowerment at Vaalwater Police Station.