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Indecent Assault

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Indecent assault may also be called sexual assault or unwanted sexual touching.

If someone touches your body parts without your , it could be indecent assault.

Indecent assault includes being touched either on the skin or over your clothing in a sexual way that you do not consent to. It also includes being kissed when you do not want to be. Indecent assault is against the law.

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Talking to someone you trust about an indecent assault can help you feel better. Someone you trust can also help you decide if you want to tell the police what happened.

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You can choose to talk to the police about indecent assaults.

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Page last updated: April 26, 2023