Dappy in court on assault charge

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

N-Dubz rapper Dappy faces an assault charge over an alleged nightclub incident
N-Dubz rapper Dappy faces an assault charge over an alleged nightclub incident

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 .