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Two former seminarians charged for harassment outside Buffalo Diocese

Posted at 9:19 AM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 19:35:52-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Two former seminarians within the Buffalo Diocese have been charged for harassing a person outside the Buffalo Diocese.

According to the Erie County District Attorney John Flynn, 38-year-old Matthew Bojanowski of West Seneca and 46-year-old Stephen Parisi of Williamsville, were both charged on one count of harassment in the second degree.

The DA's Office says the incident happened on September 3rd, 2019, and are accused of preventing a woman from leaving the parking lot of the Diocese by yelling at her and standing in her way.

Authorities say the alleged harassment continued on social media.

Bojanowski and Parisi are expected to appear in Buffalo City Court on Friday, January 17th, at 9:30 a.m.