aggravated assault

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ag·gra·vat·ed assault

An assault that includes a legally defined feature that makes the offense more serious than simple assault, such as the use of a deadly weapon or the intent to commit a more serious offense, such as rape.
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Noun1.aggravated assault - a reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon)aggravated assault - a reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon)
assault - a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
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Aggravated Assault a) Base Offense Level: 15 b) Specific Offense Characteristics ...
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Police are seeking heavier charges of aggravated assault and for repeated offences, which they can pursue regardless of the victims' requests.
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DetCon Joanne Brough, of the specialist Sigma Hate Crime team, said: "We are treating this as a racially aggravated assault and specialist officers from the force's Sigma team are conducting enquiries.
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Prior to that conviction he had served 10 years' probation for kidnapping and aggravated assault with a weapon for an incident in which he used a "construction-type nail gun" to abduct a former girlfriend.
David Davies, who was based with the Territorial Support Group in Paddington, was ordered to quit after being convicted of racially aggravated assault following an incident at Piccadilly Circus tube station in June 2003.
Simon Luke Aldred, 18, of Heol Hyfryd, Gwersyllt, is charged with racially aggravated assault upon Abdallah Iseal on Thursday.
Tweedy has denied racially aggravated assault occasioning actual bodily harm and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.