§61-2-9b. Penalties for malicious or unlawful assault or assault
of a child near a school.
Any person who, under the provisions of section nine of this
article, maliciously assaults a child sixteen years of age or under
within one thousand feet of a school is guilty of a felony, and,
upon conviction, shall be punished by confinement in the
penitentiary not less than five nor more than fifteen years.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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