The Nongoma SAPS officers are in the search of the family of Simphiwe Zwane, 13, in Newcastle.
According to the police statement, the child told the officers that her father was Sifiso Zwane and her mother’s name was Nonsikelelo Manqele, she worked at the Ethekwini Municipality.
“She claims that she was on her way to meet her sister at Nongoma when she got lost. She told police officers that she does not know her parents contact details. She was found with books from Inqubeko Primary School which detectives believe is at Esimashwini in Nquthu,” Captain Nqobile Gwala explained.
The police urge anyone possessing information about the location of the parents to contact Sergeant Angel Buthelezi or Crime Stop.