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Parents urged to be vigilant amid abductions in the Western Cape

There have been at least 13 cases of child abductions and attempted kidnappings in communities across the city since last month.

Picture: iStock

CAPE TOWN - Police and education officials have reiterated, parents should always know their children's whereabouts as abductions and attempted kidnappings continue unabated across Cape Town.

There have been at least 13 cases of child abductions and attempted kidnappings in communities across the city since last month.

In three of these incidents, the victims were sexually assaulted.

It's understood female learners are targeted while walking to or from school.

Education MEC spokesperson Jessica Shelver said, “The police that we do have are doing the best they can.”