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LL Cool J Captures Intruder Inside His Home

by 7:24 AM PDT, August 22, 2012
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LL Cool J took matters in his own hands early Wednesday when he nabbed a robbery suspect who entered his home.

A 911 call was placed just before 1 a.m. from a girl who said her father had spotted an intruder inside their Studio City, CA home and was detaining him downstairs. Police said LL Cool J confronted the man -- described as a 58-year-old white homeless man -- in the kitchen.

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Officers arrived and took the man into custody on suspicion of burglary. Police say there was a physical altercation between LL Cool J and the the suspect, who had minor bruises on his body and was taken to a local hospital

The rapper and NCIS: Los Angeles star was not injured and the intruder was apparently not able to steal anything. 

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In a statement to ET, a rep for LL Cool J said that he and his family were safe and appreciated the thoughts and concern from fans. "As a father, husband and citizen, LL Cool J is committed to keeping his family safe and is cooperating with authorities on this private matter."

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