Professor Green arrested on suspicion of drink driving

The rapper Professor Green was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of drink driving after police were called to reports of a robbery

Officers called to the scene of the suspected mugging in south London at about 2.40am and found his Mercedes had been in a crash with a van.

Professor Green performs at the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Credit: John Rahim/EMPICS Entertainment

No-one was injured but the star, real name Stephen Manderson, was arrested and questioned at a police station where he was bailed to return later this month.

A Scotland Yard spokeswoman said: "Inquiries into the circumstances of the robbery and collision are ongoing."

Green was due to play 12 dates in November but has said recuperating from a recent car accident has not left him with time to work on his new album.