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Rihanna

Man Arrested After Trying

To Break Into Her Home

2/22/2013 6:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Cops say the man never entered Rihanna's home ... but, in fact, entered the home next door believing it was Rihanna's home.

He was arrested outside of that property ... not Rihanna's home.

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A man was arrested outside of Rihanna's Southern California home in the Pacific Palisades ... after neighbors saw the guy snooping around and apprehended him Thursday night ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... the suspect has told police someone emailed him instructions on how to get into the home ... so he rolled over to the property and followed the directions.

We're told the instructions worked ... because the man was able to get inside the home ... where he allegedly snooped around for a while before neighbors noticed something was up.

Our sources tell us ... neighbors went over to the home and confronted the man -- and eventually detained him when they realized he didn't belong there. Police were called to the scene and took the man into custody.

The man is currently being investigated for burglary.

91 COMMENTS

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DivaStateOvMind    

What is up with all these crazies breaking into celebrities homes. And I need those neighbors bc theyre always stopping ish from going down lol

420 days ago
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juicyyellabone    

Dammm stalkers......lmfao he prolly jus wanted to get high lol

420 days ago
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David    

Neighbors saw the Guy .....Hey Rye Rye how about getting an alarm system ?

420 days ago
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Truth    

CHRIS BROWN SENT HIM THE EMAIL DIRECTIONS. THE CONVICTED FELON IS UP TO ANOTHER CRIME. THIS DUDE WAS JUST A DRY TEST RUN TO SEE HOW FAST SECURITY AND NEIGHBORS WILL REACT. NEXT TIME HE WILL TRY IT AT NITE - GETS A CLUE... #TRUTH!!

420 days ago
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rosemaryxoxo    

Wow tmz sure foes pic the best pics of ppl when they post a story about them-_-

420 days ago
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CyndiChainsaW    

That's a horrible pic of her.

420 days ago
7.

William j    

Who gives a ****

420 days ago
8.

William j    

Damn this bitch got some receding gums!!

420 days ago
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D-INCARNATION    

Location, Location Location, living on Sunset has it's privileges.......

420 days ago
10.

Tara    

Posted a story of some psycho stalker after Rhianna and then you posted a picture that makes her look like the crazy one. Way to help out there TMZ.

420 days ago
11.

Kaveman    

TMZ CAN'T MAKE VOTING WORK WITH CHROME BROWSER - IDIOTS

420 days ago
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Eddie    

She looks like a Rat in ths picture must be all the drugs & partying catching up with her

420 days ago
13.

Leighton    

Damn she has acne.

420 days ago
14.

NOT ELMO    

Yes me would nail rihanna...

420 days ago
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myopinion    

GREAT neighbors! I would live there forever noing I have neighbors that will be watching out for intruders!

420 days ago
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