simple assault

Definition of "simple assault"
  1. A type of assault crime that occurs without any exacerbating elements, such as causing severe harm or utilizing a hazardous tool
How to use "simple assault" in a sentence
  1. The convict was charged with simple assault after threatening his neighbor.
  2. The accused was taken into custody on charges of simple assault.
  3. Despite the altercation, it was determined to be a case of simple assault because no injuries were inflicted.

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