Nicolas Cage, Child Abuser?

Witness claims actor pulled 5-year-old son to the ground
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 26, 2011 9:00 AM CDT
This booking photo released by Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office shows actor Nicolas Cage Saturday, April 16, 2011 in New Orleans.   (AP Photo/Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office)

(Newser) – Nicolas Cage's drunken rant in New Orleans got him arrested—but the drama may not end there. He could face a child abuse investigation, too, reports TMZ. A witness says Cage pulled his 5-year-old son to the ground while arguing with his wife that night, according to a police report obtained by TMZ. Cage's wife, Alice, however, claims the actor simply fell while holding the boy, causing a "minor abrasion" on the child's left knee. A detective was called in to investigate, but Cage's wife wouldn't let police interview the boy. Click here for more.

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