MALATANE – Police have launched a search operation following the disappearance of an elderly man from Malatane area outside Marble Hall.

According to police the elderly Hendrick Manku from Ga-Seloane village reportedly went missing in the early hours of 20 January 2020 at about 03:00.

Police said it was alleged that the elderly man woke up and went out of the house on the said date and he never came back.

Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, Limpopo Provincial Police Spokesperson, said the matter was reported to the police and a search operation was conducted at relatives with no success. It is further reported that he is mentally challenged.

Ngoepe added that the elderly man was wearing a brown jacket, grey trousers and blue sleeper shoes when he was last seen.

Police investigations and search operations are still underway. Anyone with information that can help police to locate the elderly man may contact Warrant Officer Leolo on 084 039 9671 or the crime stop number 08600 10111 or the nearest police station.

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