Dappy in court on assault charge

Former N-Dubz singer Dappy will appear in court today charged with assault.

Dappy has been charged with assault by beating
Dappy has been charged with assault by beating

Essex Police said the alleged attack happened outside a nightclub in Chelmsford in the early hours of February 27.

He was arrested after an appearance at Chicago's nightclub in the city and charged with assault by beating.

The 26-year-old, whose real name is Costadinos Contostavlos, was granted bail ahead of the hearing at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court.

Dappy finished in second place on reality show Celebrity Big Brother in January .

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