Sean Combs

Sean Combs at the 84th Annual Academy Awards show at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times / February 26, 2012)

Sean Combs' Toluca Lake home was the latest target of "swatting" after a prankster reported a fake assault with deadly weapon Wednesday at the $5-million mansion.

Lt. Andy Neiman said Combs' residence was targeted by a swatting prankster who made a call to authorities. The department will pursue those responsible for criminal charges, he said.

Multiple police cruisers responded to the large home shortly after 11 a.m. but found nothing unusual at the location. Sources said Combs was not home at the time of the response.

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-- Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times