A homeless man violently grabbed my arm. Is this assault? (see details)

Asked over 1 year ago - Denver, CO

He had been following me and yelling obscene comments. When I ignored him, he grabbed my arm and yelled, "B*!ch you look at me when I talk to you." A man witnessed this happening and when he ran up, the homeless man fled.

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  1. Brandon Uriah Luna


    Contributor Level 12


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    Answered . Denver:
    You are either the victim to an assault or harassment. The difference is whether you felt any pain when he grabbed you.


  2. Stewart C Crawford Jr.

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    Answered . I agree, this is a matter for the police.

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  3. William Peter Daley

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    Answered . Yes not only assault, but also battery. You should (have) report it to the police.

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