FCS Unit request the assistance of the public in locating rape suspect – Western Cape

FCS Unit request the assistance of the public in locating rape suspect - Western Cape

Delft Family Violence, Children Protection and Sexual Offences unit (FCS) kindly request the assistance of the public in locating Sylvester Manewyk (62), who is wanted in connection with a rape case.

Manewyk was arrested for the alleged rape of a 6-year-old girl, and appeared in the Bellville Magistrates court. The case was transferred to Parow Regional court for an appearance on 3 May 2021, but he failed to attend. A warrant was issued for his arrest. It is suspected that he could be in the Delft, Bonteheuwel and Manenberg areas.

Anyone who can assist the police to arrest the suspect is kindly requested to contact the investigating officer Detective Sergeant Dale Franks on 072 145 4163 or 082 522 1040 alternatively Crime Stop on 08600 10111.