Jury out in Dappy assault trial
Published 16/01/2013 | 11:26
The jury has retired to consider its verdicts in the trial of N-Dubz rapper Dappy, who is accused with two friends of affray in connection with a petrol station brawl.
The 25-year-old singer is accused at Guildford Crown Court of affray, two charges of common assault and one of assault by beating.
Dappy, charged under his real name of Costadinos Contostavlos, is on trial alongside Kieran Vassell, 25, of Hammersmith, west London, and Kalonji Stewart, 32, of Harborne, Birmingham, who both face a single charge of affray.
A fourth man, Alfred Miller, 28, of Brentford, west London, has pleaded guilty to affray and his case was adjourned for sentence at the end of the trial.
The case relates to a fight which broke out at a Guildford petrol station in the early hours of February 28 last year, leaving three men with facial injuries.