Police Swarm Ashton Kutcher's Home Following Distress Call; Was It 'Swatting'?

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Police officers responded to a call for help that they thought originated from the home of Ashton Kutcher on Wednesday, KNBC reported.

A spokesperson for the LAPD told Access Hollywood that they received a call around 11:08 AM PST regarding a possible burglary.

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The call came from a woman who claimed to be hiding in the closet of the home. The LAPD spokesperson told Access the woman believed a person or persons were trying to enter the home.

According to KNBC, two SWAT teams were dispatched.

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The spokesperson told Access three men were detained, but it was not immediately clear if they were involved in a crime or just workers who were doing construction on the home.

Back in August, Miley Cyrus' was suspected to be the victim of a "swatting" prank, when the authorities were called to her home following report of a disturbance, only to find no signs of trouble.

"Swatting" occurs when a fake distress call is made and emergency services are dispatched to the scene as a prank.

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In related news, Miley recently filmed a guest spot on Ashton's CBS comedy, "Two and a Half Men."

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