According to a Limpopo Police statement, a 15-year-old teen is said to have been abducted and raped repeatedly in an abandoned house somewhere in Louis Trichardt.

The statement said she was walking down Kleinhans Street on Sunday afternoon when the suspect grabbed her, gagged her, and dragged her into a nearby house, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said.

Th statement also said she was held there for three days, after which she was able to escape yesterday morning, before a passerby found her with her hands tied to the back and a gag in her mouth.