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ABH

Abbreviation for:
(assault occasioning) actual bodily harm (Medspeak-UK)
Association of Behavioral Healthcare
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There can be a difference between how crimes are initially recorded - the victim alleges a wounding or actual bodily harm - and the actual outcome where the injury actually turns out to be far less serious, therefore it is rightly finalised as a lesser crime.
decide family Her four charges included two of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and two of common assault.
Her brother pleaded guilty to one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm on May 1 this year.
He was convicted at Swansea Crown Court of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and wounding with intent.
CASES dealt with at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on October 13 included: Liam Patrick O'Neill, 31, of Middle Leaford, Stechford, assault causing actual bodily harm, pounds 515 costs, pounds 100 fine, pounds 50 compensation; Headley Pendley, 52, of James Watt Drive, Handsworth, drink driving, 12-month driving ban, pounds 100 fine, pounds 120 costs; Ciprian Ursu, 27, of Bromford Lane, Birmingham, obstructed a highway, two counts of theft while under a 12-month conditional discharge, pounds 200 fine, pounds 120 costs; Bogumila Kurkowska, 47, of Cavalea Avenue, Great Barr, failed to surrender to police bail at the appointed time and as soon as practicable, stole wine, shaving razor and food worth pounds 26.
Jones, of Tros yr Aber at Greenfield near Holywell, is charged with assaulting partner Hayley Sian Anderson, who is said to be 15 weeks pregnant, occasioning her actual bodily harm.
Singh, 43, denies causing Det Con Corbett grievous bodily harm with intent, two counts of actual bodily harm to Det Con Millward and Det Con Stefan Wojcieszyn, and dangerous driving.
The four, all charged with grievous bodily harm and assault causing actual bodily harm, appeared before North Shields magistrates on Saturday.
The jury of three men and eight women found her not guilty of GBH but guilty of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
The 20-year-old yesterday denied a charge of racially aggravated assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
A Sussex Police spokesman tells us: "A 25-year-old man from Chigwell in Essex was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm following a fight with another man.
Thompson and Thomas admitted assaulting Mr Pugh occasioning him actual bodily harm and Thompson admitted a further count of assaulting Mr Dawkes occasioning him actual bodily harm.