Indiana mayor apologizes over domestic dispute

Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore
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A southern Indiana mayor has apologized to his constituents and city employees after police were called to his office over a confrontation between him and his estranged wife.

Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore said at a news conference Wednesday that his wife, Victoria, "became argumentative and visibly upset" during the confrontation Tuesday and refused to leave when asked. He says she broke a glass picture frame, cutting herself, but there was no violence. He says he called police.

However, Victoria Moore told police the incident involved "pushing and hitting."

Jeffersonville Police say no arrests have been made.

The 48-year-old mayor filed for divorce October 29, saying the marriage is "irretrievably broken." He and his 45-year-old wife married January 23, 1993, and have three teenage children.

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