Johannesburg - A 28-year-old man has been arrested for the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint in Sharpeville, Johannesburg police said on Saturday.
Police spokesperson Inspector Aubrey Moopeloa said the man was arrested on Friday following the rape on New Year's Day.
"The young girl went to the shop at 21:00. She was approached by the man who allegedly threatened her with a firearm before taking her to an outside toilet where he raped her," said police spokesperson, Inspector Aubrey Moopeloa.
The teenager reported the incident to the police and the man was subsequently arrested.
He is expected to appear in the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court soon on a charge of rape.
|Crime Date/Time:||1 Jan 2010, 00:01 AM|
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|Reported Date:||1 Jan 2010, 00:01 AM|