The three young girls kidnapped this morning, May 21,while on their way to school are still missing.
Newcastle SAPS spokesperson, Captain Jabulani Ncube, explains the vehicle they were travelling in was stopped by three armed men.
“The incident happened in Section 4, Madadeni, this morning. No shots were fired and there were no injuries,” he said.
He added three adults and three other children managed to escape the vehicle. The three girls were still in the car when the perpetrators absconded. Aged six, nine and 11 years respectively, social media is ablaze with the community uniting as one, to locate the girls.
Captain Ncube says there are currently no leads. However, the SAPS are investigating the matter. The details of the suspects vehicle is yet to be released and further details around the kidnapping are still unclear.
If anyone has information, they are urged to contact the police immediately on 034 314 6235 or on 034 314 6235.