Whitney Houston: Bobby Brown Hit Me

ByABC News
December 10, 2003, 4:56 PM

A L P H A R E T T A, Ga., Dec. 10 -- Whitney Houston had a one-inch bruise onher cheek and a cut upper lip when officers responded to a callfrom her home this week, and police were considering todaywhether to pursue charges against her husband, singer Bobby Brown.

The pop singer told officers that Brown beat her after he"confronted" her when she returned home Sunday night, accordingto a police report. No one was arrested.

Hear Houston's 911 call.

Fulton County District Attorney spokesman Erik Friedly said thecase had not been turned over to the office today. "I don'tknow what the situation is," he said.

Houston told police that Brown, 34, hit the left side of herface with an open right hand. He then went to the airport for aflight to Los Angeles, the Fulton County Police report said.Houston, 40, then contacted police.

Searching for Bobby Brown

Police said they were trying to reach Brown to get his side ofthe story.

In August, Brown served seven days in DeKalb County Jail forviolating his probation for a 1996 drunken driving conviction. Healso served 26 days in a Florida jail in 2000 for an earlierprobation violation.

Houston and Brown have been married since July 1992. They have a10-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina.