Paul Simon and his wife, Edie Brickell, were arrested Monday on suspicion of disorderly conduct by officers investigating a "family dispute," police said Monday.

Someone from the couple's New Canaan, Conn., home dialed 911 Saturday night and hung up, police chief Leon Krolikowski said at a news conference Monday. Officers who responded found minor injuries and believed it was a case of domestic violence, he said. He did not say who was injured, according to The Associated Press.

Simon and Brickell, who have been married since 1992, each received a misdemeanor summons and one of them agreed to leave and go to another location, Krolikowski said.

Edie Brickell and Paul Simon
Singer Paul Simon, left, and his wife Edie Brickell appear at a hearing in Norwalk Superior Court on Monday April 28, 2014 in Norwalk, Conn. The couple were arrested Saturday on disorderly conduct charges by officers investigating a family dispute at their home in New Canaan, Conn. (AP Photo/The Hour, Alex von Kleydorff, Pool) (Alex von Kleydorff)

"There was aggressiveness on both sides," he said. "They're both victims and they have children involved and we're trying to be very cautious of that."

Simon, 72, and Brickell, 47, were released. An arraignment is scheduled for Monday in Norwalk, Conn.

Neither Simon nor Brickell have commented on the incident.

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