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Missing Learner from Lantern School Found

The Gauteng Department of Education would like to inform that the Grade 8 learner from Lantern School in Roodepoort who went missing on Monday, 24 February 2020, has been found.

Accordingly, the said learner on Wednesday, 26 February 2020, was spotted walking in Roodepoort by some learners and they alerted the school. Subsequently, the school officials rushed to the specified area and found her. She was later reunited with her family at about 18h00.

Today, 27 February 2020 parents will take her to a medical facility for necessary medical attention.

Our Psycho-social Unit will support the family and the child with necessary counselling.

“We are relieved that both learners were found and call upon the school community to always be vigilant and make sure that safety of our children is not compromised,” said MEC Lesufi.

For more information, contact the Gauteng Department of Education’s Spokesperson, Steve Mabona on 072 574 3860.

 

Issued by the Gauteng Department of Education

 

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Provincial Government's portal at www.gauteng.gov.za

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