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Man arrested for alleged rape of girl (7) in Mitchells Plain

The suspect is expected to appear in the Mitchells Plain Magistrates Court on Monday in connection with the alleged sexual assault.

FILE: Picture: SAPS.

CAPE TOWN - A man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a seven-year-old girl in Mitchells Plain.

The incident allegedly happened in Tafelsig on Friday.

The suspect is expected to appear in the Mitchells Plain Magistrates Court on Monday in connection with the alleged sexual assault.

The police’s Noloyiso Rwexana says they're investigating the matter.

“Mitchells Plain police attended to the incident and upon their arrival, they found about 500 community members looking for a suspect who allegedly raped a seven-year-old girl. A 52-year-old was arrested.”

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