Thursday, February 23, 2023

Search continues for German tourist, who went missing in Hout Bay

The Western Cape Police Dive Unit, held a media briefing on Tuesday, at NSRI Hout Bay rescue station in preparation for the ongoing search operation for a German man suspected to be missing at Hout Bay on the Hangberg trail, between Hout Bay and Sandy Bay. The alarm was raised by family abroad.

Western Cape police released a statement on Saturday regarding the disappearance of 22-year-old, Nick Frischke, a German tourist who arrived in South Africa on 6 February 2023.

SUPPLIED - SAPS: Nick Frischke

‘’Reports suggested that Nick was a resident at a local Air Bed and Breakfast in Pinelands. On Tuesday 14 February 2023 at around 10:00, he left the premises on foot and never returned. At the time of his disappearance , he was last seen wearing a blue denim shorts with white takkies and a beige T-shirt and a back pack. He was seen in a local store in the V&A Waterfront. It is imperative to note that Nick does not speak English very well,’’ said Warrant Officer, Joseph Swartbooi.

Anyone with information that can assist the Police with this case can contact the investigating officer Detective Sgt Daluxolo Mhlauli, on 076 609 0764 or call Crime Stop anonymously on 08600 10111 or the Police emergency number 10111.”


Done BY: Mitchum George

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