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Kanye West's Hollywood Hills home burglarized; singer in the U.K.

June 13, 2012 |  1:41 pm

Kanye and Jay-Z

Kanye West's home in the Hollywood Hills was burglarized early Wednesday or late Tuesday, but it was unclear if anything was taken, Los Angeles police said.

Burglars entered West's 4,200-square-foot home nestled high in the hills, and police were trying to determine if items were stolen.

The home has been on the market for a little under $4 million and features many computer-controlled security systems and a massive aquarium wall. The break-in in the 7800 block of Fareholm Drive was discovered around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, when police were alerted.

"The owner wasn't home at the time, and it is unknown if any property was taken," said LAPD Officer Bruce Borihanh.

West is currently touring in England.

The Hollywood Hills neighborhood has had 217 property crimes in the last six months

Sources said the burglars may have been spooked and fled. The plain-looking home is rarely used, police said.


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Photo: Kanye West, right, and Jay-Z perform June 1 in Paris. Credit: Guillaume Baptiste / AFP/GettyImages