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Singer Dappy found guilty of assaulting man in club

Former N-Dubz star Dappy has been fund guilty of common assault following an attack on a night club reveller in Reading.

The 27-year-old, who appeared in court under his real name, Costadinos Contostavlos, attacked Devonn Reid at the Evissa club on October 6 last year.

Reading Magistrates' Court heard that the star punched Mr Reid during a fight on the dance floor

Dappy goes on trial accused of assault in Reading

Dappy is standing trial at Reading Magistrates Court Credit: PA

Former N-Dubz singer Dappy has gone on trial accused of assaulting a man at a nightclub in Reading.

The 27-year-old, who appeared in court under his real name, Costadinos Contostavlos, is alleged to have attacked Devonn Reid at the Evissa club on October 6 last year.

Reading Magistrates' Court heard that the star punched Mr Reid during a fight on the dance floor.

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N-Dubz rapper avoids jail at Guildford Crown Court

N-Dubz star Dappy was sentenced at Guildford Crown Court earlier Credit: PA

N-Dubz rapper Dappy broke down in tears and shouted 'Yes' after he avoided a jail term when he was sentenced for assault and affray relating to an incident in Surrey.

The singer was given a six-month sentence suspended for 18 months at Guildford Crown Court and ordered to do 150 hours community service. He was also ordered to pay £4,500 compensation and £2,000 in costs.

The 25-year-old had faced a maximum sentence of three years imprisonment after being convicted in connection with a brawl at a petrol station in Guildford.

The court heard during a nine-day trial last month that the pop star became angry and violent after two teenage women "disrespected" him by refusing to get into his car to go to a party at his recording studios, sparking the fight which led to three men being injured.

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