An 18-year-old girl, Simlindile Lindelwa Masina from Breyten has raised concerns as she has not returned to her home in 10 days.
The young girl was heading into Ermelo to do some job-hunting at a few shops located in the area, to get their quicker she allegedly hitched a ride from a truck driver. While in the truck she did the sensible thing and notified a cousin and later text to say the truck did not want to stop and needs help.
The last contact with Simlindile was on the 9th March 2020 requesting that she needed help and since then her phone has been off.
Police are asking the community to provide any information they can to ensure she returns to safety.
Warrant Officer Lynette Yende is leading the investigation and can be contacted on 082 494 4361, any information at this critical stage is important.