Arizona Revised Statutes Title 13. Criminal Code § 13-1203. Assault;  classification

A. A person commits assault by:

1. Intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causing any physical injury to another person;  or

2. Intentionally placing another person in reasonable apprehension of imminent physical injury;  or

3. Knowingly touching another person with the intent to injure, insult or provoke such person.

B. Assault committed intentionally or knowingly pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 1 is a class 1 misdemeanor.  Assault committed recklessly pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 1 or assault pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 2 is a class 2 misdemeanor.  Assault committed pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 3 is a class 3 misdemeanor.


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