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Any person who verbally or physically obstructs, prevents, or hinders another person from seeking or receiving emergency medical assistance, emergency assistance from a third party, or emergency assistance from law enforcement or other emergency personnel, with the intent to cause or allow physical harm or injury to that person is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or imprisonment not to exceed six (6) months, or both.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 97. Crimes § 97-35-51. Obstruction of emergency assistance; offense; penalty - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-97-crimes/ms-code-sect-97-35-51/
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