TITLE 14. CRIMINAL LAW
CHAPTER 1. CRIMINAL CODE
PART II. OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON
SUBPART B. ASSAULT AND BATTERY (WITH RELATED OFFENSES)
14:36 Assault defined
Assault is an attempt to commit a battery, or the intentional placing of another in reasonable apprehension of receiving a battery.
Acts 1978, No. 394, §1.