11-year-old located before midnight

King Williamstown: The relentless search by Mthatha K9 handler Cst Katikati since from 21:30 on Tuesday 8/1 ended a little before midnight, when a 11-year-old boy who was reported missing was found.

He was dropped off by a member of the community at the Mthatha Central Police station.

The child was last seen at 15:00 at his home in Santose Street Mandela Park in Mthatha. When no-one saw him he packed all his clothes into a backpack and left.

The child who was unharmed was taken to relatives.

Source: South African Police Service