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$500,000 in jewelry, cash and art stolen from Orlando Bloom

July 16, 2009 |  5:57 pm

“Pirates of the Caribbean” star Orlando Bloom’s Hollywood Hills home was recently burglarized, with one or more thieves stealing about $500,000 in jewelry, cash and artwork, Los Angeles police said today.

The break-in was discovered Wednesday night by a relative of the British actor, police said. The suspect or suspects were clearly familiar with the secluded home, sources said.

Bloom is the latest Hollywood celebrity to run afoul of burglars. In May, the Los Angeles Police Department released images of two burglars in a Dodge Magnum who tried to break into a home used by Lindsay Lohan.

In December, about $2 million worth of jewelry was stolen from Paris Hilton’s home, police said.

Also, a notorious burglary crew is believed to be responsible for break-ins at the homes of former Paramount Pictures chief Sherry Lansing, the Bel-Air mansion of basketball star Cuttino Mobley and the home of country music stars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

—Richard Winton