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  • 1 May 2014, 19:28

Paul Simon Was Attacked By His Wife, Say Police

It was an attack on Paul Simon by his wife Edie Brickell that led to the pair's arrests, according to a police report.

The report, obtained by newspaper The Norwalk Hour, said Paul Simon made the 911 call that led to the weekend detention of him and his wife on disorderly conduct charges.

It said  that Brickell slapped Simon at their home in New Canaan, Connecticut, on Saturday.

She told officers he had done something to "break her heart".

Simon was said to have suffered a superficial cut to his ear, and Brickell, who the offices said smelled of alcohol, had a bruise on her wrist.

Both said in court on Monday they did not consider the other a threat and no protective order was issued.

The couple held hands, as 72-year-old Simon told the judge that it was a rare argument that led to their arrests.

They are due back in court on May 16.

To show they have made up, the pair have released a song. Called Like To Get To Know You, it was posted on Brickell's website.

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