My ex hit me in the face seval times when we were having a argument and he broke my nose, is this considered assault

Asked over 1 year ago - Red Oak, TX

I have pics and witness who saw my nose broke and heard him say he did it. Can I press charges on him?

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this happened in july of 2012 can i still pursue charges are cant i not?

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  1. Macy Michelle Jaggers

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    Answered . Yes. This is a felony aggravated assault. You need to contact the police immediately.

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  2. Rachel Elizabeth Wentworth

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    Answered . What you have described is most definitely assault .. in Virginia it would be considered a felony. You should contact your local police department to discuss filing charges against him.

  3. James Regan

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    Answered . Yes. Dial 911. Or go to the nearest police station. Ellis County Sheriff Office (972) 825-4901

    Here are two Ellis County DV shelters:

    Hannah’s House
    Waxahachie, TX 75165
    Phone: (972) 937-1321

    Samaritan’s House
    Waxahachie, TX 75165
    Phone: (972) 938-5700

    Here is some helpful information once your have reported:

    Ellis County DA Victim Assistance Coordinator
    1201 N. Hwy. 77, Ste. 104
    Waxahachie, TX 75165
    (972) 825-5046

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