Friday, 14 May 2021
Hertzogville: Hertzogville SAPS appeal to the community to help find the missing Ignatius Petrus Hendrik Erasmus (24), who was last seen on Wednesday; 21 April 2021 heading to Bloemhof.
It is alleged that Ignatius’s girlfriend received a message from him on Sunday; 25 April 2021, at about 20h00, stating that his phone was broken. In the turn of events, the girlfriend received a phone call from an unknown male saying that he gave him a lift to Potchefstroom.
His family in Witbank and Ellisras alleges that he requested money from them and they sent him an e-wallet worth R500. Subsequently a follow up was done by Detective /WO E Bannock of Hertzogville Detective Service with the bank, where it was determined that the money was withdrawn at Bedford, Gauteng on Friday; 30 April 2021, in the morning.
Ignatius is a white male, about 1.8 meters in height. He was wearing a red shirt and blue pants.
A missing person’s file has been opened at Hertzogville Police for further investigation and anyone who knows the whereabouts of Ignatius Petrus Hendrik Erasmus can contact Detective/WO E Bannock of Hertzogville Detective Services at telephone number (053) 466 8527 or cellphone number 082 466 8527.