Suspects arrested as search for missing tourist continues
20 January 2008
Three suspects have been arrested following the abduction of 71 year-old Danish tourist, Preben Povlsen who went missing in Gordon’s Bay last week Monday.
“A 35 year-old male was arrested yesterday and two females aged 30 and 39 were arrested early Sunday morning at their Gordons’ Bay residence,” says police spokesperson Andre Traut.
Povlsen a Canadian national was last seen leaving his house in Chapmen Drive Gordon’s Bay on Monday morning.
According to police the blue Mazda 323 (Registration number CEY 29239) in which Povlsen was last seen leaving his home in was found in Gugulethu.
The search for the 71 year-old continues.
“He is bald, has blue-grey eyes and was last seen dressed in a khaki short, white t-shirt and white takkies,” says Traut.
All suspects are detained on a charge of abduction.