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Legal Information: New York
Updated: November 9, 2020
Sec. 135.10 Unlawful imprisonment in the first degree
A person is guilty of unlawful imprisonment in the first degree when he restrains another person under circumstances which expose the latter to a risk of serious physical injury.
Unlawful imprisonment in the first degree is a class E felony.
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