Metro reports, The 25-year-old apparently received threatening text messages and pornographic images through WhatsApp, which while coming from separate numbers, is believed to be sent from the same person.
According to Gossip Cop, the Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the messages, with one reading: ‘Louis I’ll skin your whole family including you and turn y’all into bedsheets, pillow cases, and a queen size blanket.’
Louis reportedly responded to one of the offensive messages which didn’t stop the threats, leaving the One Direction member to report the incident to the police.
The singer along with his attorney Blair Berk have apparently met with officers in person to discuss the messages, with Louis believing the person behind the threats is a female American between the age of 18 and 25.
Metro.co.uk have reached out to the Los Angeles Police Department and Louis’s reps for comment.
Since One Direction have been on hiatus, Louis Tomlinson has released two solo singles Just Hold On with Steve Aoki and Back To You with Bebe Rexha.
He’s also since called out musicians in the entire industry for not speaking out more, writing: ‘Sorry but where’s all the attitude gone in music?