Myburgh said further investigations led police to the identification and apprehension of the suspect with the help of members of the community.
A 24-year-old man was arrested following the rape of a six-year-old girl who had been sent to a supermarket in Itsoseng section in Hebron.
Gauteng police spokesperson Col Adéle Myburgh said the man was arrested at the weekend.
“According to information available at this stage, the victim was sent by her mother to the local supermarket on May 5 2020. Upon arrival of the victim at the shop, the sus