Assault on a Female

Assault on a female occurs when (1) a male (2) at least 18 years of age (3) commits an assault (4) on a female.  While statue does not specifically define “assault,” common law creates a clear understanding of assault in North Carolina.  According to State v. Roberts, 270 N.C. 655, 658 (1967), assault is any overt act or attempt or the unequivocal appearance of attempt, with force or violence, to immediately physically injury another person, with the show of force … Continue reading Assault on a Female