1. That the defendant engaged in a course of conduct (more than one act of a period of time, however short) that conveyed to the victim that such conduct would continue; or
2. Repeatedly committed acts that cause severe emotional distress and/or reasonable fear of bodily injury; or
3. Repeatedly communicated to the alleged victim; and did so under circumstances that demonstrated an intent to put the victim in reasonable fear of bodily injury; or intended to cause emotional distress.
Emotional distress is defined as a “temporary or permanent state of mental anguish.” ”Bodily injury” means an impairment of physical condition or substantial pain. (PA Jury Instructions; Pa. C.S. S. 2709.1, Winning at Trial).
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