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Legal Statutes: Alabama

UPDATED July 28, 2016

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Article 2. Assaults

back to topSection 13A-6-22. Assault in the third degree

(a) A person commits the crime of assault in the third degree if:

(1) With intent to cause physical injury to another person, he causes physical injury to any person; or

(2) He recklessly causes physical injury to another person; or

(3) With criminal negligence he causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or a dangerous instrument; or

(4) With intent to prevent a peace officer from performing a lawful duty, he causes physical injury to any person.

(b) Assault in the third degree is a Class A misdemeanor.
(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, § 2103.)