Arrest Warrant Issued in Sexual Assault Investigation

Posted On Wednesday February 21, 2024

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Special Victims Unit have identified a suspect in an alleged sexual assault investigation.

On November 26, 2023, a 23-year-old female victim was allegedly sexually assaulted while attending a house party in Mississauga. In response to an earlier media release, members of the community assisted in identifying the suspect, “Huncho” as 22-year-old Jelani Dejonge, of Toronto.

Jelanie is described as male black, 5’8” thin build, with a distinctive tattoo on his left hand depicted in this media release. He is known to frequent Scarborough and Mississauga.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Jelani in relation to this incident. He is also currently wanted on a separate arrest warrant for failing to appear in court on an unrelated matter.

Anyone with information on Jelani’s whereabouts, or this incident is asked to contact investigators at the Special Victims Unit at 905-453-2121, extension 3460.

Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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Inc: PR230382817
N/R: 24-023.1

 

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