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Former N-Dubz star Dappy in knife charge

Former N-Dubz singer Dappy
Image caption Dappy, whose real name is Costadinos Contostavlos, was arrested on Wednesday

The former N-Dubz star Dappy has been remanded in custody over an alleged altercation outside his Hertfordshire home.

Costadinos Contostavlos, 29, of Hatfield, is accused of assault by beating and possession of a bladed article.

The rapper was arrested at about 16:30 BST on Wednesday.

Magistrates at Hatfield Remand Court refused to grant the former Celebrity Big Brother star bail.

He is due to appear at St Albans Crown Court on 9 June.

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