Limpopo cops search for 14 escapees

It’s understood the suspects are wanted for crimes including rape and robbery.

FILE: It’s understood the suspects broke free from an exercise room yesterday. Picture: Freeimages.

JOHANNESBURG - Limpopo police are searching for 14 awaiting trial prisoners who have escaped from the Modimolle police cells.

It's understood the suspects broke free from an exercise room yesterday.

The suspects are accused of crimes including rape and robbery.

Spokesperson Ronel Otto said, "A full, comprehensive investigation will be launched following the escapes from the cells. None of them have been rearrested and we have a team tracing them."