LL Cool J Foils Home Invasion

Rapper beats up intruder who set off burglar alarm

August 22, 2012 12:55 PM ET
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LL Cool J
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LL Cool J foiled a home invasion this morning, TMZ reports, after a burglar broke in to the rapper's Los Angeles house around 2 a.m. PDT and tripped the alarm system. LL Cool J encountered the intruder when the rapper went to investigate the ruckus he heard downstairs. Although the police were on their way to make the arrest, the rapper didn't wait around: he reportedly broke the man's nose and jaw in a fight.

A rep for LL Cool J said the rapper is unharmed and "is committed to keeping his family safe and is cooperating with authorities." 

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