Tzaneen - A man accused of raping a two-year-old girl in Tzaneen is on the run, Limpopo police said on Tuesday.
Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said the 29-year-old man, who is friends with the girl's father, took her into the bushes, raped her and left her there on Saturday.
Mulaudzi said the child was in a critical condition in hospital.
Police suspected that the man had fled to Gauteng. - Sapa