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Paul Simon and wife, singer Edie Brickell, appear in court for disorderly conduct case

Published 16/05/2014 | 22:51

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Singer Paul Simon and his wife, singer Edie Brickell (L) leave the Norwalk Superior Court in Norwalk, Connecticut May 16, 2014. Reuters/Michelle McLoughlin

Paul Simon and his wife, singer Edie Brickell, have appeared briefly in court for their disorderly conduct case.

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The couple's next hearing is June 17 in Norwalk Superior Court, Connecticut.

A police report says 48-year-old Brickell and 72-year-old Simon became physical with each other during an April 26 argument inside a cottage on their property in New Canaan.

Brickell told police he shoved her during the argument, and she slapped him. The report says Simon suffered a superficial cut to his ear, and Brickell, who smelled of alcohol, had a bruise on her wrist.

Both said in court on April 28 that they did not consider the other a threat, and no protective order was issued.

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