Man charged with stalking Ryan Seacrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Prosecutors have charged a man arrested outside Ryan Seacrest's workplace with felony stalking.

Chidi Benjamin Uzomah has been in jail since his arrest on Friday. Los Angeles County prosecutors announced Monday they also filed misdemeanor charges of disobeying a court order against the 25-year-old. He will be arraigned on Tuesday.

Seacrest won a temporary restraining order against Uzomah hours after he was stopped outside the popular "American Idol" host's workplace at the E! Entertainment Television headquarters.

Uzomah is on probation after he pleaded guilty to attacking one of Seacrest's bodyguards in September.

Uzomah faces up to four years in prison if convicted. Jail records do not indicate whether he has an attorney.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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