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Law enforcement search launched for man in El Cajon

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Posted at 10:38 AM, Jan 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-25 16:04:46-05

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) – A search was launched in the El Cajon area Tuesday for a man sought by a fugitive task force.

San Diego County sheriff's officials told ABC 10News deputies were called to assist a group of U.S. Marshals in the 1100 block of Persimmon Avenue just before 9 a.m.

The U.S Marshals Service said members of a fugitive task force went to a home to executive an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Nofel Noel Suleyman over an alleged federal probation violation.

However, Suleyman was nowhere to be found, prompting a search.

Suleyman is described by authorities as an Iraqi native with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing black pants and a red jacket.

A photo of Suleyman was not made available.

Additional information regarding the arrest warrant was not immediately released.