Melanie Sykes cautioned for assaulting husband

TV presenter Melanie Sykes with her husband Jack Cockings. Credit: PA Wire

TV presenter Melanie Sykes has been given a police caution after assaulting her husband at her north London home.

The 43-year-old spent the night in custody before admitting the offence of common assault and accepting the caution.

She and Jack Cockings, 27, who met on Twitter, were married in May.

The Metropolitan Police said: "Police were called approximately 9.45pm on Tuesday, 26 November to a residential address in Hampstead following reports of an assault.

"A 43-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of common assault and taken to a north London police station.

"She has since been given a caution for common assault. The male victim did not require hospital treatment."