Even the Lowest-Level MN Assault Can Result in a Felony Charge

Assault is a charge that can happen almost anywhere and be perpetrated by almost anyone. In fact, under Minnesota law, you may be surprised to find out what type of actions can be charged as assault.

Recently, a Duluth firefighter was charged with assault after attacking a woman on a trail. The woman had her dog unleashed, which allegedly led to the assault.

Losing your cool can certainly land you in a lot of legal hot water, especially when it comes to assault charges. Here’s what you need to know about the different degrees of assault in Minnesota and the penalties that can be faced.

How Minnesota Defines Assault

You often hear the term “assault and battery.” In some states, [...]