Source: Sheen 911 caller said actor 'intoxicated'
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(Source: Associated Press/AP Online)By LYNN ELBER

LOS ANGELES - Charlie Sheen is back in rehab and his hit CBS TV sitcom, "Two and a Half Men," is on hold, one day after a 911 caller said the actor was intoxicated and in pain.

According to a person familiar with the emergency call Thursday, a neighbor of Sheen's informed a 911 operator that the actor was "intoxicated" and complaining of abdominal and chest pains.

The person familiar with the call, who was not authorized to publicly discuss details, spoke Friday on condition of anonymity. A Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman says copies of the call probably won't be ready for release by the department until Monday.

The 45-year-old Sheen was treated at a hospital Thursday, with his publicist citing the actor's history of hernia problems. The publicist, Stan Rosenfield, says Sheen voluntarily entered a rehabilitation center Friday.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charlie Sheen has voluntarily entered a rehabilitation center, a decision that is putting his top-rated CBS sitcom on production hiatus.

Publicist Stan Rosenfield said Friday that the star of CBS' "Two and a Half Men" was entering an undisclosed facility and is grateful to all who have expressed their concern for him.

No additional information, including the name or location of the rehab center, was provided.

CBS, production company Warner Bros. Television and executive producer Chuck Lorre said in a statement that Sheen's decision to seek rehab has prompted a halt on production of "Two and a Half Men."

The actions came about after the troubled Sheen was treated at a hospital Thursday for severe stomach pains. His publicist said the 45-year-old Sheen has a history of hernia problems.

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