British television star Melanie Sykes was arrested earlier this week, amid claims that she had assaulted her husband Jack Cockings. It is reported that Melanie spent the night in custody, on Tuesday, before admitting the assault and accepting the charges.
A spokesman for Scotland Yard explained, "Police were called at approximately 21:45 on Tuesday, 26 November, to a residential address in Hampstead following reports of an assault. A 43-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of common assault and taken to a north London police station. She has since been given a caution for common assault."
Melanie Sykes and Jack Cockings met each after Jack made contact with the television star via Twitter, asking her out on a date. The two began exchanging messages, before finally meeting up and falling in love. Melanie and Jack were then married back in May of this year.
As for her successful television career, Melanie Sykes became a household name thanks to her appearance in a Boddingtons advert, before then going on to appear in shows such as Let's Do Lunch with Gino and Mel, The Big Breakfast and Today with Des and Mel.