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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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Two weeks later, another woman was robbed, tied up and sexually assaulted near Tierra Bonita Park in east Lancaster, Blake said.
The Department of Justice employed 162 of the officers who were assaulted, and 42 of these officers were injured.
It is most common for men to be sexually assaulted by women in situations where alcohol has reduced the inhibitions of the woman and the man (Struckman-Johnson & Struckman-Johnson, 1998).
August 29: An 18-year-old woman is sexually assaulted outside her house after being put in fear of her life.
based upon the results of Rainey (1994), we stated three general hypotheses: (a)A sizeable minority of referees would report that they had been assaulted, (b) a large percentage of the assaults could be considered serious, and (c) most of the assailants would be adults.
What, then, is known about offenders who have assaulted or killed law enforcement officers?
These two reports were combined in 1982 to create the annual publication, Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted.
Indeed, significant differences are found in the sentences of men who had raped or assaulted young women.
A Burbank man lured a young model to the Angeles National Forest on the pretext of a photo shoot, but sexually assaulted and drowned her when she resisted having sex, a prosecutor told jurors Monday.
Evidence recovered from the crime scene revealed that the victim had been sexually assaulted and that evidence provided a DNA profile of the offender.
Anne Madigan, who assaulted William Boland with a meat cleaver for taking her husband's job, took a similar view of the propriety of personal vengeance saying, "thanks be to God that it was no robbery that I committed.
According to the report, there were 3,224 officers assaulted by inmates last year -- nearly half of the incidents (1,216) involved the use of inmate-made weapons.