Criminal Law

Other Assaults

An unlawful physical attack by one person upon another where neither the offender displays a weapon, nor the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration, or loss of consciousness. To unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, but without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack (e.g., intimidation).

Some examples of local jurisdiction offense titles that must be included in Other Assaults are:

  • Simple assault
  • Minor assault
  • Assault and battery
  • Injury by culpable negligence
  • Resisting or obstructing an officer
  • Stalking
  • Intimidation
  • Coercion
  • Hazing
  • Attempts to commit any of the above