Man sentenced for stalking, abducting his ex

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo man was sentenced to 13 and 1/3 to 16 years in prison for stalking and unlawfully imprisoning his former girlfriend.

Michael Reibel, 40, broke into the woman’s home before abducting her and holding her against her will for hours in July of 2015.

In March, Reibel was found guilty of stalking, criminal contempt, burglary and unlawful imprisonment.

Along with his sentence, Reibel is barred from having any contact with the victim until July 19, 2039. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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