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When should a threat be taken seriously and reported?

At what point should a purported threat be reported to the police department?

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A threat should be reported when you think there is any legitimacy to it.

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I would report this to the police. If anything happens the police will have your report on file and the person who hurt you will be looking at jail time most likely. I wouldn't take the chance of not reporting it. Call 911 or go to your local police station.