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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A COVENTRY man has been ordered to complete 200 hours of community service after appearing before magistrates in the city on a charge of assault causing bodily harm.
Mahmoud Khamissi, 36, faces charges of aggravated criminal sexual assault causing bodily harm and attempted criminal sexual assault stemming from an April attack on a 37-year-old woman who had recently moved into a rental house, according to police and Kane County court records.
The trial - estimated to have cost at least PS50,000 - involved charges of assault by beating and assault causing bodily harm.
He admitted the two counts of assault causing bodily harm from the night of November 6 to 7 last year.
Manaia Freeman Ramea, 19, of Spring Hill, appeared at Brisbane Magistrates Court on a charge of assault causing bodily harm.
He has a series of convictions dating back to 2002 for offences ranging from assault causing bodily harm and resisting arrest to driving while prohibited and violating court-ordered conditions.
The accused, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old were both charged with two counts of assault causing bodily harm in company of others at Sydney's City Central Police Station.
Zahir, 33, pleaded guilty to a charge of assault causing bodily harm and was given an 18month community order and ordered to do 100 hours unpaid work.
Native people in the city have also questioned the charges, saying assault causing bodily harm, a more serious charge, would have been more appropriate.