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Alex Reid released without charge after row

Alex Reid has been released without charge by police after he was arrested over a disturbance involving his girlfriend, former Big Brother star Chantelle Houghton.

Archive picture of Alex Reid, who has been released by police without charge. Credit: Press Association

The 37-year-old was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and using violence to gain entry to the couple's home in Brentwood, Essex, in the early hours of yesterday.

Houghton, who is 29 and has an 11-week-old daughter named Dolly with Reid, recently told OK! magazine that her relationship with the former husband of Katie Price has been "strained" and has spoken of how their plans to marry were put on hold.

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Alex Reid 'moved out of family home' recently

The former husband of Katie Price is reported to have moved out of the couple's home recently Credit: Press Association

Cage fighter Alex Reid recently told OK! Magazine that his relationship with fiancé Chantelle Houghton was "strained" and their wedding plans have been put on hold.

The couple had been together for six months when they got engaged last October. Reid is reported to have briefly moved out of the family home in recent weeks.

Alex Reid arrested at home he shares with Chantelle

A spokesperson for Essex Police said: "Police were contacted just before 1.30am this morning with reports of a disturbance at a property in Spital Lane, Brentwood.

Chantelle Houghton and Alex Reid. Credit: Press Association

"A 37-year old man from Brentwood was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and using violence to secure entry, and is currently in police custody."The couple have an 11-week-old daughter named Dolly.

Cage fighter Alex Reid arrested after row

Cage fighter Alex Reid has been arrested following a disturbance involving his girlfriend, former Big Brother star Chantelle Houghton.

Chantelle Houghton and Alex Reid. Credit: Press Association

The 37-year-old is in police custody where he is being questioned on suspicion of criminal damage and using violence to gain entry to the couple's home in Brentwood in the early hours of today.

Alex Reid pulls out of marathon

Alex Reid
Alex said he was "absolutely gutted" about not running in the marathon Credit: Channel 4

Cagefighter Alex Reid has been forced to withdraw from the London Marathon after suffering a remarkable triple injury.

A statement on his website revealed he had pulled out of the event after falling down a flight of stairs and spraining his ankle.

The 36-year-old then pulled his hamstring during a rehearsal for his new theatre show, before breaking a tooth after he "banged his face on his car door", his website said.

Alex said: "I'm absolutely gutted I am being forced to pull out as it's a dream I was looking forward to achieving."

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