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George teenager arrested after allegedly fatally stabbing 12-year-old

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Police at George in the Western Cape have taken a 14-year-old boy into custody for allegedly stabbing and killing a 12-year-old.
The suspect is due to appear in court on Monday. Police spokesperson, Malcolm Pojie, says the suspect’s parents handed him over to authorities after he fled the scene of the crime:
“Preliminary investigation reveals that the deceased who had been identified as Austin Kiewiets from Korhaan Street, Conville, and his friends were escorting a friend to his residence when the 14-year old suspect accosted him in Tinktinkie Street, Conville at about 12:45, Sunday, 22 August 2021.
It is alleged that the suspect drew a knife and stabbed the deceased in the left side of his chest. He succumbed to the injury on the scene and was later declared dead by paramedics.”
Source: SABC

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