Boy, 12, admits to prank crime report at actor Ashton Kutcher’s home

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Actor Kutcher watches Los Angeles Lakers play Oklahoma City Thunder during their NBA Western Conference playoff in Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A 12-year-old boy admitted in court on Monday that he falsely reported to police last year that criminals with guns and explosives had invaded the home of actor Ashton Kutcher and shot people, the Los Angeles County District Attorney said. The boy, whose name was withheld because he is a minor, prompted police to dispatch emergency responders to the "Two and a Half Men" star's Hollywood home in October. Such prank emergency calls are known as "swatting" because SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) officers are often sent to such purported crime scenes. … USA, LLC