Alpharetta, Ga., police were considering yesterday (Dec. 9) whether to pursue charges against singer Bobby Brown, after officers responded to a domestic abuse call by his wife Whitney Houston at their

Alpharetta, Ga., police were considering yesterday (Dec. 9) whether to pursue charges against singer Bobby Brown, after officers responded to a domestic abuse call by his wife Whitney Houston at their home in the Atlanta suburb.

Officers arrived at the couple's home Sunday evening and found Houston with a cut upper lip and a bruised cheek, Fulton County Police spokesman Kurtis Young said. Houston told officers that Brown hit her in the face during an argument.

Young said that by the time officers arrived at the home, Brown had left for the airport to catch a flight to California. Police said they were trying to reach Brown to get his side of the story. No one had been arrested in the incident.

Brown was released after serving seven days in DeKalb County Jail in August for violating his probation for a 1996 drunken driving conviction. The singer also served 26 days in a Florida jail in 2000 for an earlier probation violation.


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