N-Dubz rapper Dappy has been arrested after a fight at a petrol station left three men with serious facial injuries.
The 24-year-old music star, whose real name is Costadinos Contostavlos, was taken into custody on suspicion of affray following the incident at the Shell garage in Woodbridge Road, Guildford, in the early hours of February 28.
It is alleged that Dappy, whose cousin is X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos, and another man approached two girls and three men at 3.30am and asked the girls to go with them.
When their invitation was refused, it is claimed that one of the rejected males spat at the women.
An altercation then broke out between Dappy and his friend and another group of up to six men who arrived in two more vehicles.
The three men who had been with the girls were assaulted and received serious facial injuries in the alleged attack which took place near Dappy's studio.
A Surrey police spokesperson said: "Police are investigating an incident which happened on the forecourt of the Shell garage in Woodbridge Road Guildford on Tuesday, 28 February.
"The trio of men were assaulted and received serious facial injuries in the attack.
"A 27-year-old man was arrested and is currently on bail until April. A 24-year-old man has been arrested and is currently on bail until May."
Dappy, known for his love of bizarre hats, has enjoyed solo success since his spilt from N-Dubs.
His debut single No Regrets sored him his first number as a solo artisit and he also recorded his hit Rockstar with Queens legend Brian May.
The father of two, who is scheduled to play at several summer gigs including V Festival and T4 on the Beach, has been bailed until may.