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Former East 17 singer Brian Harvey arrested on suspicion of sending malicious tweets

Former chart star Brian Harvey has been arrested on suspicion of sending malicious tweets.

Brian Harvey

The ex-East 17 singer, 43, has been taken to a police station in north London.

Brian Harvey

The Metropolitan Police Service has received an allegation of malicious communications relating to a Twitter account. On Wednesday, 22 November, a man in his 40s was arrested on suspicion of malicious communications and has been taken to a north London police station. Enquiries continue.

– Met Police

Harvey appeared on TV show I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! in 2004.

Former boyband East 17 sold millions of records and enjoyed several top 10 singles. But Harvey's remarks about Ecstasy saw him sacked from the group.

He was left with severe injuries in 2005 following an accident in which he ran over himself.