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I was threatened with violence in front of witnesses who

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I was threatened with violence in front of witnesses who would testify to that effect. How long after the event do I have to make a complaint to the Police?

Hi, welcome to JustAnswer. My name is*****’m a barrister with 12 years of experience and I am happy to help with your question today.

It depends really what happened.]

It sounds like a summary only offence.

A summary only offence needs to be in court within 6 months of the offence.

Any delay will be used by the defence but a delay of over six months is fatal.

Can I clarify anything for you?

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
no thanks - it happened 13 months ago

I am sorry but you would be out of time then,.