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  • 28 February 2014, 4:15

N-Dubz Singer Dappy Charged With Assault

Former N-Dubz singer Dappy has been charged with assault following an incident outside a nightclub in Chelmsford.

The 26-year-old, whose real name is Costadinos Contostavlos, has been bailed by police pending a court appearance.

He was held after he appeared at Chicago's nightclub in the city.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "Costadinos Contostavlos, aged 26, from Sandridge, St Albans, has been charged with an assault by beating following an incident outside a nightclub in Moulsham Street in Chelmsford in the early hours of February 27.

"He has been released on bail prior to his appearance at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on March 19."

Contostavlos performed with N-Dubz alongside his cousin and X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos, and Richard "Fazer" Rawson.

He has recently seen success as a solo artist and recorded with Queen guitarist Brian May.

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