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Assault consists of either:
A. an attempt to commit a battery upon the person of another;
B. any unlawful act, threat or menacing conduct which causes another person to reasonably believe that he is in danger of receiving an immediate battery; or
C. the use of insulting language toward another impugning his honor, delicacy or reputation.
Whoever commits assault is guilty of a petty misdemeanor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 30. Criminal Offenses § 30-3-1. Assault - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-30-criminal-offenses/nm-st-sect-30-3-1.html
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