Police open abduction docket for missing Elsies River child

UPDATE: Courtney Pieters (3) found dead

Police have opened an abduction docket following the disappearance of three-year-old Courtney Peters who went missing in Elsies River.

The three-year-old went missing in Elsies River on Thursday morning and was last seen in Salberau on the corner of Milky Way and Grand View Avenue.

The community has rallied together in the ongoing searching for the young child, explains the Elsies River Community Policing Forum (CPF).

The Elsies River CPF says that she was reported missing at around 4pm on Thursday.

Imraahn Mukaddam, Deputy Chairperson of the Elsies River CPF, has confirmed that an abduction docket has been opened with the police.

The Pink Ladies organisation says she was wearing a yellow and white shirt and blue shorts at the time of her disappearance.

Elsies River has been reeling after by a mass shooting on Monday which left four people dead and another 10 injured.

Also read: Drive-by shooting claims life of rising soccer player and two others

Capetonians have been encouraged to call 1011 with any information.

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