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Prowler at Tom Cruise's home hit with Taser by security guard

October 29, 2012 |  3:33 am

A security guard used a Taser stun gun on a prowler Sunday night after the suspect allegedly broke into the actor's Beverly Hills home.

The suspect  was taken by paramedics to a hospital for treatment. His condition was not known.

Jason Sullivan, 41, of Beverly Hills, faces trespassing charges, police said. The arrest occurred at 9:35 p.m. at Cruise's home on Calle Vista Drive.

"Upon arrival, officers contacted a lone male suspect who was attempting to leave the location. The suspect had been previously detained by a security officer, who was on duty at the residence and had observed the suspect climbing a fence to gain access to the property," the police department said in a statement.

Cruise was not home at the time.


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Photo: Tom Cruise Credit: Associated Press