Cape Town Police are requesting the public assistance in tracking down a man linked several violent crimes including a murder, attempted murder, and assault.

A warrant of arrest has been issued for Yanga Nyalara for the crimes he committed in Khayelitsha, between 2016 and 2022.

There is a possibility that the 30-year-old could also be in the Eastern Cape, or other parts of the country.

Provincial police spokesperson Colonel Andrè Traut says the suspect is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

“Nyalara’s crime spree started in Cape Town during 2016 where he was involved in a business robbery, and is wanted on charges of murder, attempted murder, assault, and possession of an unlicensed firearms which were committed between 2018 and 2022 in Khayelitsha. Nyalara is also sought for a cash-in-transit robbery perpetrated in Libode in the Eastern Cape during 2018”.