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Report: Intruder breaks into $4 million penthouse. Superstar Taylor Swift’s dad is there to meet him and fights him off.

Some might say he acted swiftly

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Scott Swift, father of superstar musical artist Taylor Swift, reportedly fought off an intruder in his $4 million Florida penthouse.

What are the details?

According to a report in the Tampa Bay Times, Scott entered his St. Petersburg, Florida, penthouse on the evening of Jan. 17 only to discover that a man broke into the luxury apartment.

Scott confronted the intruder and engaged in a "struggle," the outlet reported. The intruder, however, was able to get away on foot.

Authorities identified the alleged intruder as 30-year-old Terrence Hoover of nearby St. Augustine. Despite the building's heavy security, Hoover was able to bypass the gate and its guards to use an emergency stairwell. From there, he was reportedly able to break into Scott's penthouse apartment, the outlet said, citing a police report.

The outlet reported that Hoover reported the encounter to police, and Scott was able to identify the suspect in a police lineup.

What else?

Authorities served an arrest warrant for burglary on Feb. 12. Hoover is being held on $50,000 bail, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The outlet adds that the suspect's arrest history spans years.

"Some prior arrests include domestic violence by strangulation, aggravated battery, burglary, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and kidnapping and false imprisonment," the outlet points out.

Neither Taylor nor any members of her family have spoken out about the reports.

One last thing…
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