Welbekend police have appealed for information to locate a 17-year-old local reported missing last week.
Spokesperson Sergeant Tsietsi Lamola said Nhlonipho Makopoli Mahlangu left home for the shop in Kleinzonderhout around 10:00 on 26 July “but never returned”.
She said he was wearing blue jeans, a black tracksuit top and black takkies with a gold trim.
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Mother Maria Mnyakeni said she had initially assumed Nhlonipho had visited a friend for a weekend.
“He hasn’t been to school since, anyway his books and uniform are here at home.”
The at Kanana informal settlement.
“We appeal to members of the community who might have seen the Wozanibone high school Grade 8 learner or know where to find him to come forward,” said Lamola.
“Anyone with information must contact the Welbekend police station on 011-964-2050 or the nearest police station.”
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