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Stalking and harassment are crimes. A victim of stalking and harassment can always notify police and file a police report, even if the perpetrator has a restraining order against them. The victim may also be able to seek a restraining order against that person. If they continue to make contact, then they could be charged with contempt of court for violating the order, on top of everything else.
There is also a civil cause of action for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, which allows a person to seek monetary damages against someone who behaves in extreme and outrageous conduct that serves no legitimate purpose other than to upset the target. That might be another option. A person is allowed to seek both criminal and civil sanctions based on the same conduct - if this person is convicted, the victim will automatically win the civil suit because the burden of proof is lower.
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