Tom Cruise Prowler Tased In Beverly Hills
Cops were called to the Beverly Hills home of Tom Cruise last night to deal with a "prowler." It turns out this might have just involved a drunk neighbor.
The news first hit the world via Twitter user BHScanner, which noted that officers were called to a home in the 1000 block of Calle Vista in Beverly Hills in shortly after 8:30 p.m. last night.
Given the tony, north-of-Sunset-Boulevard location, journalists got to work:
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Shortly before 11 p.m. CBS Los Angeles said the possible intrusion (the outlet called it burglary) "reportedly" happened at Tom Cruise's property.
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Then the Los Angeles Times weighed in with official word from Beverly Hills police shortly before 11:30.
Here's what appears to have happened: The alleged intruder was tased by a private security guard at the location.
Cops arrived, summoned paramedics, and the suspect was taken to a hospital to be checked out. City News Service said the guy had also been detained by cops.
NBC Los Angeles' Robert Kovacik says that the intruder might have been a drunk, confused neighbor who happened upon the wrong property:
— Robert Kovacik (@RobertNBCLA) October 29, 2012
From BHScanner's tweets it seemed like there was some pandemonium outside Casa Cruise.
CALLE VISTA UPDATE:Subject escorted to Cedars by BHPD via RA unit. @tazedhazedandcrazed
— BHScanner (@BHScanner) October 29, 2012
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