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  • 12 March 2014, 7:45

Professor Green On Drink-Driving Charge

Rapper Professor Green has been charged with drink-driving over an incident in the road where he lives.

The performer, whose real name is Stephen Manderson, was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and later re-arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice in November.

The 30-year-old - who is married to Made In Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh - was held after police were called to an alleged robbery in Tyrwhitt Road in Lewisham, southeast London, at around 2.40am on November 3.

Officers found a Mercedes had been in a crash with a van at the scene.

There were no reports of injuries, but the rapper was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and bailed to appear at a southeast London police station.

The Crown Prosecution Service decided he should be charged with drink-driving, but allegations of perverting the course of justice will not be pursued.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Stephen Manderson, aged 30, of Tyrwhitt Road, has this evening been charged with drink-driving following an incident  on November 3 in Tyrwhitt Road.

"He will appear on bail at Bromley Magistrates' Court on March 20."

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