LOS ANGELES (CN) – Prosecutors played a 911 recording of actress Sandra Bullock at a Thursday hearing for a man accused of stalking her and breaking into her home.
In the excruciating 15-minute recording, Bullock sounded increasingly desperate and out of breath as she hid in a closet in her bedroom.
“Hello, yes. Someone has broken into my house and I’m hiding in my closet,” Bullock told a 911 dispatcher at around 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 8, 2014.
Last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office charged Joshua Corbett, 39, with felony counts of first-degree residential burglary, stalking and possession of a machine gun. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Corbett is accused of breaking into Bullock’s West Los Angeles property after scaling a fence. Bullock was in her bedroom at the time.
During the recording, Bullock tells the dispatcher: “Someone’s banging on the door.”
Responding officers entered the residence and let Bullock out of the closet at around 6:50 a.m.
Corbett was arrested at the residence after officers encountered him upon entry to the residence. LAPD Officer Jose Bermudez testified Thursday that after he was taken into custody Corbett said: “‘I’m sorry. I love you, Sandy.'”
Prosecutors say that Corbett did not have any weapons on him at the time of his arrest. But Bermudez testified that the defendant had a two-page letter that he written to Bullock and cutouts of the actress.
Corbett arrived at Thursday’s preliminary hearing at the downtown L.A. courthouse dressed in yellow jail top and blue pants. Bullock did not attend the hearing.
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