Police called after man heard shouting death threats… to a spider

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Sure, spiders are scary enough to send some people into a tizzy. 

For one Australian man with a serious fear of the arachnid, his rather intense vocal reaction resulted in multiple police units attending the scene.

On Wednesday morning in Perth, Western Australia, a bystander heard a man inside a property repeatedly shouting the words “why don’t you die,” with the sounds of a toddler screaming in the background,. They naturally called police. 

It turns out the man was only trying to kill a spider.

Western Australian Police posted a screenshot of the interaction on Twitter, however, the tweet was later deleted as officers aren’t meant to screenshot police systems. Read more…

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