Death Threat Made Against Member of South Korean Boy Band BTS

The seven-member group is scheduled to stop in LA for its "Love Yourself" tour

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The Los Angeles Police Department is "looking into" a death threat against a member of a South Korean boy band that is scheduled to perform in September at Staples Center, an officer confirmed Thursday.

"We are aware of the matter and are looking into it," said Officer Tony Im of the LAPD's Media Relations Section.

Without offering any details, Im confirmed that a member of BTS, also known Bangtan Boys, has received a death threat.

The seven-member group's tour dubbed "Love Yourself" includes a Sept. 5-8 stop at Staples Center.

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