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News Release

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Media Relations

LAPD Officers Escort Britney Spears to Hospital

Los Angeles: Early this morning, officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) North Hollywood Division helped facilitate medical transport of Britney Spears from her Studio City home to UCLA Medical Center in Westwood.

Due to previous, overly aggressive actions of some members of the media and in particular, members of the paparazzi, the Department utilized a number of resources to support the transport by Los Angeles Fire Department rescue ambulance of Ms. Spears in a safe manner that ensured not only her safety but that of the public and the media as well.

The LAPD, recognizing the intense media interest in certain high-profile individuals, will continue to enforce the law by citing those who commit infractions, including traffic violations.