ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville police are investigating a mysterious call reporting violence at a home.

The Roseville Police Department says the call came in Tuesday afternoon about a “significant act of violence” at a home within the Sun City Roseville community, that would require a large police response.

After getting more information, officials realized the entire incident was made up. They say it was an illegal swatting call.

The suspects were at a different location calling with fake information, eliciting a large-scale response at an unsuspecting victim’s home.

Roseville police are investigating the incident.

READ: Out-Of-State ‘Swatting’ Call Prompts Large Police Response In Elk Grove Neighborhood


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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