actual bodily harm

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actual bodily harm (ABH)

injury caused by one person to another that interferes with the health or comfort of the victim.
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Judge Niclas Parry also directed the jury to find Steen not guilty of another assault occasioning actual bodily harm charge.
Jon Roe, defending, told Wolverhampton Crown Court that Taggart, who had a previous conviction for causing actual bodily harm, accepted he behaved badly.
Glen Tolley, 26, of Knighton, Powys, Wales, who played for Telford United and Shrewsbury Town, was found guilty of violent disorder and assault occasioning actual bodily harm at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court.
Saeed Ahmed, 38, is accused of aggravated burglary and two counts of assault causing actual bodily harm, while Abdul Haq, 26, Zeeshan Kazmi, 21, and Ali Azhar, 32, are all charged with causing actual bodily harm.
North Wales youths caught committing actual bodily harm walked away with "reprimands" on 30 separate occasions, new figures reveal.
Ian and Darren Young deny causing grievous bodily harm with intent, a lesser alternative of actual bodily harm and racially aggravated actual bodily harm.
England footballer Steven Gerrard was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and affray following an alleged nightclub brawl, Merseyside police said.
Sean McCann, 55, from Wellington Street in Lurgan was also charged with a further count of assault causing actual bodily harm on a man.
Boyd, 40, yesterday pleaded guilty in the Southport court to serious assault on the pensioner and to causing actual bodily harm to the 24-year-old pedestrian.
Fleetwood manager Joey Barton was charged with actual bodily harm on Wednesday following an alleged incident during a third tier match at Barnsley in April.Former Manchester City and Marseille midfielder Barton has "emphatically denied" accusations that he confronted Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel in the Oakwell tunnel.
Five former employees at the County Durham institution have been convicted of offences including misconduct in a public office, grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm, for crimes committed at the tough correctional facility for boys, in the 1970s and 1980s.
Subacius, of Badgeney Road, March, admitted at Cambridge Crown Court to actual bodily harm, grievous bodily harm and blackmail, Cambridgeshire Police said.