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Legal Statutes: Arizona

UPDATED September 15, 2017

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Chapter 12. Assault and Related Offenses

back to top§ 13-1203. Assault; classification

A. A person commits assault by:

1. Intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causing any physical injury to another person; or

2. Intentionally placing another person in reasonable apprehension of imminent physical injury; or

3. Knowingly touching another person with the intent to injure, insult or provoke such person.

B. Assault committed intentionally or knowingly pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 1 is a class 1 misdemeanor. Assault committed recklessly pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 1 or assault pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 2 is a class 2 misdemeanor. Assault committed pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 3 is a class 3 misdemeanor.
History: Added by Laws 1977, Ch. 142, § 61, eff. Oct. 1, 1978. Amended by Laws 1978, Ch. 201, § 129, eff. Oct. 1, 1978.