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November 5, 2020

What is the definition of indecent assault?

Indecent assault is when the abuser does any of the following to you for without your consent for the sexual pleasure of the abuser or another person:

  • touches your anus, breast, or genitals;
  • puts your anus, breast, or genitals in contact with another person;
  • exposes or attempts to expose your genitals, pubic area, anus, buttocks, or nipple; or
  • causes you to come into contact with the blood, seminal fluid, vaginal fluid, saliva, urine, or feces of any person.1

1 Tex. Penal Code § 22.012(a)