Recent hoax 911 calls to the homes of Tom Cruise, Justin Bieber, Ashton Kutcher, Chris Brown and other stars are leading authorities to eye some 911 calls with extra suspicion and lawmakers to call for stiffer penalties for the pranksters. (File image)

London - Police were sent to Tom Cruise’s house following a report about an alleged armed intruder on the property.

The alarm was raised in a call which is now believed to have been a prank after members of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) arrived at the Beverly Hills estate to find nothing suspicious, according to the gossip website TMZ.

Tom and his family were not at home at the time.

Police were greeted by his bemused security officers and chef. - Bang Showbiz