Police were called to Justin Bieber's home after an overzealous fan waited outside for 12 hours to see him.

The 22-year-old singer arrived back to his Los Angeles residence on Friday (29.07.16) to discover that his security team had called the police because the girl - who had just turned 18 and wanted to take a picture with Justin for her birthday - would not leave, TMZ reports.

Officers spoke to the girl but could not do anything as she was on a public street so Justin later went to talk to her and explained that he no longer takes selfies with fans.

However, she was so happy to meet her idol that she then left without a fuss.

Meanwhile, Justin previously revealed he is ''done'' taking selfies with fans.

He wrote on Instagram: ''If you happen to see me out somewhere know that I'm not gonna take a picture I'm done taking pictures.

''It has gotten to the point that people won't even say hi to me or recognize me as a human, I feel like a zoo animal, and I wanna be able to keep my sanity.

''I realize people will be disappointed but I don't owe anybody a picture. and people who say 'but I bought ur album' know that you got my album and you got what you paid for AN ALBUM! It doesn't say in fine print whenever you see me you also get a photo (sic).''

Speaking previously about his dislike of posing for pictures, Justin said: ''Honestly, I'd rather stand there and talk to you for five minutes and not take any photos... just have that moment without the chaos. It's like, 'Why did you travel to see me in the first place? Was it really to see me or was it to get that moment of you seeing me so you could tell people about it?

''If I'm walking somewhere or arriving somewhere and you guys are asking me to take a photo, if I don't respond, if I continue to keep walking, the likelihood is that I probably don't want to take a photo at that moment. If you start screaming louder, that's not going to make me want to take a photo more.''