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Police Called to Justin Bieber's House by Swatting Prank Caller

October 10, 2012 (6:27 pm) GMT
A 911 caller claimed there was a man waving gun next to the singer's Los Angeles house.

"Swatting" prank continues to torment police with being the latest celebrity used as bait. A 911 call was put in using an app on Tuesday, October 9 night. The caller claimed someone was waving gun right next to the pop star's home in Los Angeles.

Police enforcement including cars and helicopters were immediately sent to Bieber's residence. According to TMZ, Bieber's security let the police in to do a sweep around the house. They found nothing but did similar sweep in two other homes on the block as precaution. The cops later determined that it was a "swatting" prank using an app.

Similar prank had landed on other celebrities such as and . Making a false call to 911 is considered a misdemeanor. The prank caller will be prosecuted and could face felony charges as well as up to three years in jail.

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