N-Dubz rapper Dappy has avoided jail after being given a six-month sentence for assault and affray in connection with a fight he started at a petrol station after he was "disrespected" by two teenage women. The singer broke down in tears.
Dino Contostavlos, better known as Dappy from N-Dubz, was given a suspended six-month sentence while two co-defendants received a total of 33 months' imprisonment.
Alfred Miller - 19 months imprisonment plus total of £4,500 to victims and £1,000 prosecution costs
Kieran Vassell -14 months imprisonment plus total of £1,500 to victims and £500 prosecution costs
Dino Contostavlos - Six months imprisonment for affray suspended for 18 months plus 14 days to run concurrently for assault by beating, 150 hours of unpaid work, plus total of £4,500 to victims and £2,000 prosecution costs.
N-Dubz rapper Dappy was given a six-month sentence suspended for 18 months for assault and affray at Guildford Crown Court today for a brawl he sparked at a petrol station. The singer broke down in tears and shouted 'yes' as the sentence was delivered.
The trial heard that he had spat at a man who had stepped in to protect two 19-year-olds who Dappy had started arguing with after they rejected his advances.
The jury was told that Dappy became angry, sparking the brawl, after the girls "dissed him" and called him boring.
Co-defendant Kieran Vassell, 25, of Hammersmith, west London, was also found guilty of affray and is to be sentenced alongside Dappy, as well as Alfred Miller, 28, of Brentford, west London, who pleaded guilty to affray.
A fourth defendant, Kalonji Stewart, 32, of Harborne, Birmingham, was found not guilty of the same offence.
Dappy faces a maximum sentence of three years' imprisonment for affray and six months for assault by beating.
N-Dubz rapper Dappy is facing a possible jail term when he is sentenced for assault and affray in connection with a fight he started at a petrol station after he was "disrespected" by two teenage women.
A jury at Guildford Crown Court found the 25-year-old singer guilty of the two offences following a nine-day trial last month.