Police have warned nearly 2,000 people their lives were under threat in the last four years, according to figures.

There have been at least 1,948 “threat to life” notices issued by 27 police forces in the UK since 2012.

But the actual number could be much higher as West Midlands, Merseyside and Greater Manchester were among the forces that refused to provide figures.

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