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Legal Statutes: Idaho

UPDATED July 16, 2017

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Chapter 9. Assault and Battery

back to top18-901. Assault defined

An assault is:

(a) An unlawful attempt, coupled with apparent ability, to commit a violent injury on the person of another; or

(b) An intentional, unlawful threat by word or act to do violence to the person of another, coupled with an apparent ability to do so, and doing some act which creates a well-founded fear in such other person that such violence is imminent.
S.L. 1979, ch. 227, § 2.