Don Lemon filed an aggravated harassment report with the New York Police Department on after a Twitter user allegedly threatened to stab the CNN anchor "in the neck" while hurling racial slurs at him.
The messages were sent to the host not long after he broke down reading on the air a letter he penned to President Trump
A police spokesman said the investigation could ultimately be characterized as a hate-crime investigation.
Have you ever been threatened online? Should more laws be enacted to prevent this kind of harassment or is freedom of speech more important?