Police Sent to Chris Brown Home in Latest Hoax

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

LOS ANGELES — Police have responded to Chris Brown's home after they received a call about a domestic violence situation that turned out to be false.

Police searched the home and didn't find any problems.

It's the latest so-called "swatting" prank targeting celebrities. The practice is intended to get multiple officers, including specialized SWAT teams sent to a home.

Last week, Beverly Hills police responded to a fake armed robbery call at Tom Cruise's house. Other hoax calls have been made involving the homes of Justin Bieber, Ashton Kutcher and Miley Cyrus.


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