- Jul 3, 2008
In a "how cool is this" news moment it appears that rapper and media star LL COOL J placed a burglar under citizens arrest and held him for the police.
Always a good thing to see citizens taking an active part in their own safety.STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) LL COOL J, rapper and star of CBS NCIS Los Angeles, confronted a burglar in his Studio City home overnight and physically detained him with his own hands.
Los Angeles police officials confirmed to CBS2 that they received a call around 1 a.m. from a female who said there was a prowler in her home. She later told a 911 operator that her father was with the suspect downstairs.
Police did not confirm if the home belonged to the rapper, however, public records list LL COOL J and his wife, Simone, as the owners.
Spokesperson Claudine Joseph also released the following statement:
LL COOL J, and his family, are safe and thank everyone for their thoughts and concern. As a father, husband and citizen, he is committed to keeping his family safe and is cooperating with authorities on this private matter.