A local primary school learner has escaped unscathed following an attempted attack in Himalaya street in Laudium.
The incident occurred after two black males in a VW Golf hatchback accosted the learner shortly after 7:30 AM on Thursday morning.
The learner managed to flee and reported the incident to school officials. Initial information stating that the incident was an attempted kidnapping could not be confirmed.
Local police have confirmed that the incident was reported and have increased patrols and visibility around local learning institutions.
Police have once again urged residents to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the police by calling the 10111 emergency number or the crime stop number 08600 10111.
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