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120.00 - Assault in the Third Degree. | Article 120 - (120.00 - 120.70) ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENSES | Title H - OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON INVOLVING PHYSICAL INJURY, SEXUAL CONDUCT, RESTRAINT AND INTIMIDATION | Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES | PEN - Penal | 2015 New York Laws

120.00 Assault in the third degree.

A person is guilty of assault in the third degree when:

1. With intent to cause physical injury to another person, he causes such injury to such person or to a third person; or

2. He recklessly causes physical injury to another person; or

3. With criminal negligence, he causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or a dangerous instrument.

Assault in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.




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