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'Morning Edition' Returns: Assault or Service with a Kiss?

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'Morning Edition' Returns: Assault or Service with a Kiss?

'Morning Edition' Returns: Assault or Service with a Kiss?

'Morning Edition' Returns: Assault or Service with a Kiss?

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A computer repairman faced charges of assaulting a female customer. But Steven Moyer contended the woman was lonely and said said she didn't have a steady boyfriend. So Moyer grabbed her, kissed her, and asked if they should go to the bedroom. She refused. He left. He billed her $20 for the service call. And a jury has now acquitted him, saying an uninvited kiss is not battery.