08/24/2010 01:33 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

WATCH: Paris Hilton Caught In Towel After Intruder Tries To Break Into Her Home

LOS ANGELES — A man has been arrested at Paris Hilton's Los Angeles home after the socialite said he tried to break into her house while holding two big knives.

Police Officer Gregory Baek says the man was arrested about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday but his name hasn't been released.


Hilton wrote on her Twitter page that she was awakened by the man trying to break into her house.

Baek couldn't confirm if the man was armed.

Baek says the break-in was reported by telephone but he didn't know if it came from Hilton or an alarm company.

Hilton posted a photo on Twitter of police arresting the man.