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(a) A person is guilty of simple assault if he attempts to cause or intentionally or recklessly causes bodily injury to another. Simple assault is a Class B offense unless committed in a fight entered into by mutual consent, in which case it is a Class D offense.

(b) Aggravated assault is a Class A offense and a person is guilty of aggravated assault if he:

(1) Attempts to cause or intentionally or recklessly causes bodily injury to another, with a deadly weapon or under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life; or

(2) Permanently disfigures or renders useless a part of the victim’s body.

Comment: This section is in its original adopted version.

[Res. 10-27-77B, 1977. Prior Code § 5-30-030.]