Posh girls' school reeling after man found skulking in hostel

06 June 2018 - 07:43
By Prega Govender
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Parents of pupils at a top private school for girls in Johannesburg are in shock following the arrest of a 22-year-old man who allegedly broke into a boarding house on Saturday.

Roedean School in Parktown sent a letter to parents on Monday informing them of the incident.

The school’s executive head‚ Murray Thomas‚ confirmed in a statement that no one had been physically harmed and that nothing had been stolen.

“The girls were safely in their rooms throughout the event. A single suspect‚ who was involved and detected on video‚ was apprehended and placed in police custody.”

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