law office of HOWARD CURRIE, P.A.
To prove the crime of Assault, the State must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt:
1. Defendant) intentionally and unlawfully threatened, either by word or act, to do violence to victim.
2. At the time, defendant appeared to have the ability to carry out the threat.
3. The act of defendant created in the mind of victim a well-founded fear that the violence was about to take place.