Thursday, 17 September 2020
Odendaalsrus: Police in Odendaalsrus request assistance from the community to locate a fraud suspect known as Riaan Botes (39). It is alleged that Riaan, a white male, will book into a guest house and after a few days disappear without paying.
It is alleged that the suspect will claim to be working for a company in Namibia, that his motor vehicle broke down and he needs a place to stay until his vehicle has been repaired.
He will further states that his employer will pay the fees for his accommodation, before he disappear. He will leave with the keys as well as the remotes for the gates.
It is also stated that Riaan Botes used the same modus operandi recently in Welkom and Odendaalsrus where he also stole a television from the room he occupied in the latter.
Anyone who knows the whereabouts of the suspect should please contact Warrant Officer Maria de Wet of Odendaalsrus Detective Services at 073 2002739.