Yes you should report these threats immediately.
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Report the threats. Ask him to stop contacting you. Keep a log/diary of each time he calls/texts you if he doesn't stop so that you can prove harassment. This information may be important in the future if you need to seek a protective order.
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If you believe him capable of doing either, you should report the threats. You should further seek a domestic violence / restraining order against him as soon as possible.
Be aware that lying to police is a crime and that you will not likely be able to take back anything you say. Once police are involved it is out of your hands. I am NOT doubting you. However, I have seen situations where one party lies to get an advantage and can't take it back when things get out of hand. If you are afraid, you need to report this, now.
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