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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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The video going viral on social media shows her being pushed to the ground in a garden and assaulted by a man in the presence of at least one other person.
This weekend alone, two assaults were made against two PCSOs in Bangor on Friday night, and another officer was assaulted while making an arrest in Deiniolen on Saturday afternoon.
Northumbria Police's Assistant Chief Constable Ged Noble said: "It is completely unacceptable for police officers or staff to be assaulted or threatened - this can never simply be considered 'part of the job.'.
The number ofDurham Constabulary police officersbeing assaulted is heading back towards levels similar to the start of the century.
Ambulance staff in London were assaulted 353 times, north east staff were assaulted 239 times, south central staff 147 times, south west staff 152 times and West Midlands staff 725 times, 325 of which were physical.
Unfortunately the schoolboys of Sargodha seemed to have lucked out as they became prey to sexual assault by a gang of six members who not only assaulted them but also filmed it.
A MAN has been charged after a police investigation into allegations children were assaulted at a mosque in Rochdale.
SARGODHA -- Two people allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy in Shahpur on Friday, police said.
Officers from the Met Police's child abuse and sexual offences command are looking into claims the star sexually assaulted a man in Lambeth in 2005.
THE HSE paid out around [euro]1.6million to staff assaulted at work during a 20-month period, it has emerged.
An analysis of nearly 200 independent studies involving more than 230,000 adult participants found that having been sexually assaulted is associated with significantly increased risk of anxiety, depression, suicidality, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, obsessive-compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder.
A family member of a patient assaulted two doctors on Monday, leading to injuries.