A 43-year-old member asked:

Is it sexual assault for somebody to hit a woman in the groin, or is it just regular assault?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not way "regular": Such an assault is never acceptable and is either aggravated or sexual assualt.
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