by Lauren Moraski, CBS News

LOS ANGELES (CBS NEWS) – LL Cool J stars as a special agent on CBS’ “NCIS: Los Angeles” but who knew he fought real-life crimes too? TMZ reports that the actor/rapper fought off a burglary suspect inside his Studio City, California, home early Wednesday morning.

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Los Angeles police officials told KCBS-TV in Los Angeles that a call came in around 1 a.m. from a female who said someone had broken into her house. She told a 911 operator that her father was with the prowler downstairs.

According to TMZ, when LL Cool J, 44, heard “commotion” downstairs, he went to check it out – only to find an intruder in his home. He detained the suspect until police showed up to the scene to make the arrest on suspicion of burglary.

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Police say the man had minor bruises, while LL Cool J wasn’t hurt in the incident, reports The Associated Press. No items were stolen.

The new season of “NCIS: Los Angeles” premieres Sept. 25 at 9:00pm ET on CBS 5.

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