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Reward offered for help to find missing five-year-old boy

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The police in the Northern Cape are offering a cash reward for anyone that can provide positive information relating to the whereabouts of five-year-old Le-Virno van Wyk, who went missing on May 31.

Five-year-old Le-Virno van Wyk. Picture: Supplied

THE POLICE in the Northern Cape are offering a cash reward for anyone that can provide positive information relating to the whereabouts of five-year-old Le-Virno van Wyk, who went missing on May 31.

Le-Virno was last seen playing with his friends at a railway near Skierlik squatter camp in Upington.

Upington police spokesperson Sergeant Omphile Masegela said on Monday that the police and community members have been searching for Le-Virno but there is still no trace of him.

“Anyone with information must please call the SAPS Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences commander, Captain Koos van den Heever, on 082 302 0442 or alternatively the investigating officer, Sergeant Lebogang Mokwene, on 082 330 4478. All information will be treated with the strictest of confidence. The investigation continues,” Masegela added.

The Northern Cape police are also offering a cash reward for anyone that can provide positive information on the whereabouts of Boikaelelo Thipe, 30, as a person of interest in a murder case.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Sergio Kock said Thipe could assist with information regarding the murder of an adult male named Tshepiso Dince.

“The deceased was found buried in a shallow grave near Kagung Village in Kuruman in August 2016,” said Kock.

“Anyone with information must please call Brigadier Nicky Mills on 082 371 6667. All information will be treated with the strictest of confidence. The investigation continues.”

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