Cops hunt NWest child rapist

North West - Police were continuing the search for a man who raped a seven-year-old girl in Phunong section in Ganyesa Village, North West police said on Tuesday.

The child was raped by an unknown man while playing alone at a nearby park on Saturday, Captain Amanda Funani said.

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The girl's grandmother noticed that she was struggling to walk. When the child was questioned she told her grandmother about the rape.

The child was taken to a local hospital, where a doctor confirmed that she had been raped.

A case was opened on Sunday afternoon, but no one had been arrested by Tuesday morning. - Sapa