N-Dubz musician and Big Brother star Dappy, who lives in Sandridge, has been charged with assault after a fight broke-out outside a nightclub in Essex.

Dappy of Woodcock Hill, whose real name is Costas Contostavlos, was arrested after an 18-year-old man was assaulted outside Chicagos nightclub in Coulsham Street in Chelmsford just before 2.30am on Thursday, February 27.

The 26-year-old has been released on bail until Wednesday, March 19 when he appears at Chelmsford Magistrates Court.