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Boy band star on assault charge
Lee Ryan
Lee Ryan left the boy band Blue nearly three years ago
Former boy band singer Lee Ryan has been charged with an attack on a taxi driver in Surrey.

The 24-year-old ex-member of the band Blue is accused of assaulting the man following a minor traffic accident in Oxted on New Year's Eve.

Surrey Police said he had been charged with common assault after answering bail at Reigate police station.

A police spokeswoman said he was due to appear before magistrates in Redhill on 29 February.



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