MN CRIMJIG 13.31 Assault in the Fifth Degree–Intent to Cause Fear or Inflict Bodily Harm–Defined

10 Minn. Prac., Jury Instr. Guides–Criminal CRIMJIG 13.31 (6th ed.)

September 2020 update

Part II. Specific Crimes

A. Crimes Against the Person

Chapter 13. Assault and Related Crimes Against the Person

Under Minnesota law, whoever

[1] commits an act with intent to cause fear in another of immediate bodily harm or death


[2] intentionally inflicts or attempts to inflict bodily harm upon another

is guilty of a crime.


M.S.A. § 609.224, subd. 1.