What is Aggravated Assault?

Question: What is Aggravated Assault?

In its simplest form, aggravated assault is when you carry out a threat of violence with the use of some type of a weapon. The weapon can be really anything. It can be a knife, it can be a gun, it can be a car. It could be a number of things, something that you use in furtherance of a threat to carry out a violent act. Aggravated assault is something that is prosecuted, but usually requires an object that you use in the commission of that threat.

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