LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Singer Chris Brown is the latest victim of a celebrity “swatting” prank.READ MORE: As 49er Fans Descend Upon The Southland, Rams Fans Prep For NFC Championship
Los Angeles police responded to Brown’s Hollywood Hills home around 5 p.m. Monday after they received an anonymous call about a domestic violence situation at the residence.
When officers arrived, Brown’s employees were at the home, but he was not.READ MORE: Firefighters Discover Human Remains After Putting Out RV Fire In Wilmington
Police searched the residence and didn’t find any evidence of domestic violence.
Brown pleaded guilty in June 2009 to assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna after a pre-Grammy Awards party in February of that year.
Monday’s false alarm is the most recent “swatting” incident in which a prankster makes an anonymous call alerting authorities, and often SWAT Teams, to a phony crime at a celebrity’s home.MORE NEWS: 'Is He Alive? Is He Alright?' Family Left With Nothing But Questions After Ricky McGhee's Disappearance Weeks Ago
Ashton Kutcher, Kanye West, Tom Cruise and Miley Cyrus have all fallen victim to similar pranks.