Harassment – New York Penal Law §§240.26, 240.25:
A person commits Harassment in the second degree (New York Penal Law §240.26) when he or she hits a person, attempts or threatens to hit a person, follows a person, or repeatedly alarms or annoys a person without a legitimate purpose. Harassment in the second degree is a violation, punishable by up to fifteen days in jail and up to a $250 fine.
A person commits Harassment in the first degree (New York Penal Law §240.265) when he or she repeatedly follows a person or makes a person fearful of physical injury. Harassment in the first degree is a Class “B” Misdemeanor, punishable by up to three months in jail and up to a $500 fine.
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