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Defendant committed assault when he grabbed co-worker (access required)

Where a defendant acknowledged touching his co-worker’s shoulders during a dispute, and the co-worker and other witnesses testified that the contact was intended to prevent the co-worker from leaving the room, the defendant’s self-serving testimony that the contact was minimal and not intended to be offensive was insufficient to create reasonable doubt over his guilt ...