New York Penal Law
Sec. § 120.00
Assault in the Third Degree

120.00 Assault in the third degree. A person is guilty of assault in the third degree when:


With intent to cause physical injury to another person, he causes such injury to such person or to a third person; or


He recklessly causes physical injury to another person; or


With criminal negligence, he causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or a dangerous instrument. Assault in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.
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