Former N-Dubz singer Dappy guilty of nightclub assault

Former N-Dubz singer Dappy has been found guilty at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court of assaulting a man in a nightclub.

View all 6 updates ›

CCTV footage of alleged Dappy 'slap' shown to jury

CCTV footage of the alleged attack slap by Dappy on a man outside Chicago's nightclub in Chelmsford, Essex, was played to the court.

Former N-Dubz singer is on trial at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court and is accused of attacking George Chittock. Credit: PA

The black-and-white footage, which lasts about 10 seconds, showed the former N-Dubz singer "surrounded by security" when he turned and "slapped" George Chittock, Prosecutor Jaqueline Carey said.

Dappy, who's real name is Dino Costas Contostavlos, was acting out of "annoyance" in a "violent and unjustifiable manner" after claiming he was verbally abused during the night, she told the court.

Jon Harrison, defending, said early in the evening Mr Chittock told Contostavlos: "Dappy, you're a mug, I'm going to knock you out."

Mr Chittock replied: "Incorrect."

More top news