On October 26, 2021, a female victim reported an assault that occurred earlier that morning at a hotel in the 1100 block of South College Avenue. The victim reported that Jamel Chapman, 41, of Wilmington, assaulted her while they were staying in a hotel room. Chapman is known to the victim. The victim reported that during an argument, Chapman punched her in the face repeatedly and choked her to unconsciousness. He then placed a razor blade to her throat, causing a small laceration. The victim did not require medical attention.
Chapman fled the hotel prior to police arrival.
Chapman is a black male, 5’10”, 155 lbs and bald.
A warrant has been issued charging Chapman with Assault Second Degree, Aggravated Menacing, Strangulation and additional offenses.
Anyone with information about Chapman’s location is asked to contact Newark Police at (302) 366-7111. Additional information can be provided to PO J. Almonte at (302) 366-7100 x. 3481 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Other methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.