Buffalo man sentenced to prison for attempted sexual abuse of a child

Posted at 12:03 PM, November 8, 2022 and last updated 12:17 AM, December 13, 2022

By Anthony Reyes

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County District Attorney’s Office announced that 39-year-old Antoniel Colon was sentenced in State Supreme Court to 15 years in prison followed by 20 years of post-release supervision and he will be required to register as a sex offender upon his release.

Antoniel Colon (Erie County District Attorney’s Office)

The district attorney’s office said Colon admitted to attempting to engage in multiple acts of sexual conduct with a child who was less than 13 years old at a location in the City of Buffalo on various occasions between July 11, 2017, and May 28, 2019.

Colon pleaded guilty to one count of attempted course of sexual conduct against a child in the first degree in November 2021.

The judge issued a final order of protection on behalf of the victim, which remains in effect until March 2, 2056.

This story was originally published Nov. 7, 2022 by WKBW in Buffalo, an E.W. Scripps Company.