Welkom Boy missing after being reprimanded at youth care center

Bokang Mayoba who is a learner at Orion school.

Police in Welkom are looking for 15 year old Bokang Mayoba, who was staying at Riebeeckstad Youth Care Centre. it is reprted that he was reprimanded by the guardian and went missing shortly thereafter. A manhunt has been launched after the incident was reported to Welkom Police Station.

On the 14 December 2016 at about 13:00 Me. Elizabeth Stevens who is a guardian at Riebeeckstad Youth Care Centre apparently reprimanded Bokang Mayoba. Mayoba has since disappeared and the incident reported to Ribeeckstad Satellite Police Station. Social Workers were informed about the disappearance of Mayoba and visited his foster parent who stay in Thabong but could not be traced.

Should anyone have information leading to tracing the missing boy, Constable Poloko Mphatane of Riebeeckstad Satellite Police Station can be contacted at telephone number 057- 388 1000 during office hours or Captain Andries Sefafe at Cellphone 061 267 8291.

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