STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Police and firefighters responded to a reported kidnapping and shooting at the Studio City home of entertainer Miley Cyrus Wednesday but later learned the call was a hoax.

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Police arrived at 6:50 p.m. at the home in the 11000 block of Amanda Drive but within 30 minutes officers determined the 911 call was a hoax and no one was home.

If the person making the call is found, the penalties can be severe, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Karen Rayner said.

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Suraya Fadel, reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9, said police have not been in touch with Cyrus.

There has been no response from Cyrus or a spokesperson.

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