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Hi would it be considered sexual harassment and or assault if my son had his pants pulled down by another boy who was going around depantsing. School wants to suspend him due to hitting the boy in the face after he was warned not to pull his pants down.
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It could be considered sexual assault or at least assault.It is improper and you should report this to the police.It was a hostile touching of another person and certainly qualifies as assault here under the law and prosecutable offense.You have right idea to go and press charges here.And self defense might well be reasonable too.

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