N-Dubz rapper Dappy avoids jail

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.

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Prosecutor: Dappy involved in 'gratuitous attack'

A Senior District Crown Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service has given the following statement on Dino Contostavlos' sentence:

This case involved a violent attack on three young men on a night out, who were admirably attempting to protect two girls they had just met.

Anyone in the situation these victims found themselves in would have feared for their own safety.

Unable to defend themselves, they were left with numerous injuries as a result of a gratuitous attack.

– Nigel Knight, CPS

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