Actress Katie Holmes was forced to call the police during a recent shopping trip in Shreveport, Louisiana, after she found herself targeted by photographers.
Holmes, who is in town to shoot comedy Mad Money, spotted the snappers trailing her last Thursday and asked for local police help.
The authorities escorted the actress inside a Target store and then acted as her bodyguards as she shopped.
A spokesman for Holmes tells Us Weekly magazine, "The (film) production office gave Katie the name of the chief of police and told her to call if she felt she needed it."
COPYRIGHT 2007 WORLD ENTERTAINMENT NEWS NETWORK LTD. All Global Rights Reserved.