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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED April 20, 2017

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Article 120. Assault and Related Offenses

back to topSec. 120.15 Menacing in the third degree

A person is guilty of menacing in the third degree when, by physical menace, he or she intentionally places or attempts to place another person in fear of death, imminent serious physical injury or physical injury.

Menacing in the third degree is a class B misdemeanor.

History: (L.1965, c. 1030; amended L.1992, c. 345, § 2.)