Assault

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Assault

Unwanted and/or violent physical contact with another person. Assault is a crime and a tort in most jurisdictions, though specific definitions differ from place to place.
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Mr Dickman, 40, had denied a charge of assault causing bodily harm and was acquitted after a two-day trial at Newcastle Crown Court.
Dixon, of Sovereign Court, Newcastle, admitted aggravated burglary, assault causing bodily harm, common assault and theft.
Keddy snr, a 40-yearold mother of six from St George's Crescent, and her 22-year-old daughter, from Howdon Road, both North Shields, admitted assault causing bodily harm.
Tweedy, 19, was first charged with racially aggravated assault causing bodily harm to Sophie Amogbokpa, 39.
Hutchins, of Granville Avenue, Forest Hall, admitted sexual assault, assault causing bodily harm, and theft of the victim's mobile.
Mr Dorrington admitted assault causing bodily harm and was given 100 hours' community service, plus the compensation order, by Southampton Crown Court.
Roythorne, from West Moor, Newcastle, denies nine charges of indecent assault and three more of sexual assault as well as a further allegation of assault causing bodily harm involving psychological damage to one alleged victim.
Jones, an ex-Everton and Coventry star who managed Stockport and Southampton, pleads not guilty to 10 charges of indecent assault, three of assault causing bodily harm and one serious sexual offence, between January 1986 and May 1990.
Mr Singh, of Patterdale Gardens, Heaton, Newcastle, has been told he could lose his licence after admitting assault causing bodily harm.