Katie Price's ex Leandro arrested after alleged altercation

Katie Price's former boyfriend Leandro Penna has been arrested following an altercation.

The incident is alleged to have happened at the 27-year-old Argentinian model's home in the early hours of this morning.

Leandro Penna is in police custody following his arrest in the early hours of Monday. Credit: Press Association

In a statement, the Metropolitan Police confirmed officers were called to Penna's east London home at 5am after a man claimed he had been assaulted.

Officers arrived and arrested Penna on suspicion of assault. He is in custody.

The alleged victim did not require medical treatment, Scotland Yard said.

A spokesman for Penna said: "It is our limited understanding that following a gathering at Leandro's home, guests were asked to leave at around 5am. It is then the alleged incident is said to have taken place."