Case opened for missing George boy

Simoxolile Linoga was last seen playing with his friends near his home on Thursday.

Simoxolile Linoga was last seen playing with his friends near his Thembalethu home in George on 27 November 2012. Picture: Stock. xhang

CAPE TOWN - Police have confirmed that a case of kidnapping was opened at a George police station, after a 3-year-old boy went missing.

Simoxolile Linoga was last seen playing with his friends near his Thembalethu home in Zone 5 on Thursday, but then left with an unknown man.

He was wearing a blue t-shirt, black pants and blue tekkies at the time of his disappearance.

Police have drawn up an identikit of the man.

Police spokesperson Bernadine Steyn said a search party for the boy was still in pursuit of the boy him and that pamphlets with his picture on were being distributed by police and community members.