19 January 2013 11:43 AM, PST | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Celebrity Crime Beat - Tom Cruise is the latest famous person to fall victim of a swatting prank. Police were sent to Cruise's house following a report about an alleged armed intruder on the property. The alarm was raised in a call which is now believed to have been a prank after members of the Los Angeles Police Department (Lapd) arrived at the Beverly Hills estate to find nothing suspicious, according to gossip website TMZ. Tom and his family were not at home and police were greeted by his bemused security officers and chef. Recently a 12-year-old boy was arrested in relation to similar incidents which occurred at the homes of Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber. [[Tag:celebrity homes and real estate]] Police were called to the 34-year-old 'Two And A Half Men' star and the 18-year-old Canadian popstar's houses, along with a number of other celebrity owned properties over the past few months, »

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