Sandra Bullock poses at the premiere of “Our Brand Is Crisis” in Hollywood, Photo by Mario Anzuoni via Reuters

A man who stalked and broke into the West Los Angeles residence of Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock while she was at home — prompting her to barricade herself in a closet — pleaded no contest to a pair of felonies Wednesday and was sentenced to five years probation.

Joshua James Corbett, 41, of La Crescenta, was also ordered to continue treatment at a mental health facility, and he is subject to a 10-year protective order requiring him to stay away from the actress. He pleaded no contest to one count each of stalking and first-degree residential burglary, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

Bullock, who won an Oscar for her leading role in “The Blind Side,” called 911 on June 8, 2014, while hiding in a bedroom closet, telling a dispatcher a stranger was in her home.

“I’m locked in my closet,” Bullock told the police operator during the call, which was played during a preliminary hearing. “I have a safe door in my bedroom, and I’ve locked it, and I’m locked in the closet right now.”

Bullock described the intruder as wearing a “dark sweatshirt and dark pants, going up the stairs to my attic” before telling the dispatcher she heard someone “banging on the door” to her bedroom.

The police operator told the shaken actress that officers were responding “with lights and sirens.”

Minutes later, Bullock was told the stranger was in custody, but was advised not to come out of the closet in case there’s a “crossfire situation.” Once Bullock verified that police were outside her bedroom door, she was told to open the door.

Corbett — who climbed a fence to get onto the star’s property about 5 a.m. — was carrying photos of the actress and a notebook containing a letter to her, according to testimony presented at Corbett’s preliminary hearing.

Detectives described an arsenal of weapons they said were discovered in the defendant’s residence after Los Angeles police searched the converted garage in which he was apparently living. He was not charged with having a weapon with him at the time of the pre-dawn break-in at Bullock’s home.

The case against him was put on hold in January after one of his attorneys declared doubt about the defendant’s mental competence. A judge in March agreed to lower his bail but ordered him to confine himself to a mental treatment facility in Tarzana.

— City News Service

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