Report + Support is an option for those who do not require an immediate response. It is not an emergency service. If you, or another, are in immediate danger call 999 (dial 9999 from a University extension). Please also notify the University’s Security and Response Team on 01334 46 8999 (dial 8999 from a University extension ).
Physical violence is when an individual or a group attacks or threatens to attack someone physically. This may or may not involve the use of a weapon. 

Examples of physical violence include: 
  • scratching 
  • kicking 
  • pushing 
  • punching 
  • throwing things 
  • physically restraining. 
Physical assault can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, age or any other characteristic. Physical assault can also include the following: 
  • Discrimination or hate crime– if the assault was motivated by hostility towards a person or group due to a protected characteristic. 
  • Domestic violence – if the assault happened within a relationship or between family members. 
  • Sexual assault and rape – if the assault was of a sexual nature.  



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