Man charged over threatening call to ABC journalist
Victoria Police have charged a Lara man over allegedly making a threatening call to ABC investigative journalist Mark Willacy and his family.
The 25-year-old man has been charged with one count of making a threat to kill and one count of use of a telecommunication device to menace following a report to police about an allegedly threatening call in November this year.
ABC television’s Media Watch reported on Monday that Mr Willacy received an anonymous call threatening his safety.
“Hey Mark, how you going you f—ing paedo c—,” the caller said.
“I hope your kids get COVID and I’m going to slit your old lady’s throat, ya dog.”
The Lara man was summoned to appear at Geelong Magistrates Court on June 29 next year.
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