Katie Price's ex Dane Bowers 'arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to rape'
Dane Bowers has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to rape
Singer Dane Bowers has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to rape, it has been reported.
The 32-year-old ex-boyfriend of Katie Price, who shot to fame with boyband Another Level in the late 1990s, was questioned by police along with another man over the weekend.
A woman had claimed she was attacked in a hotel room in the early hours of Saturday.
Hours before the alleged incident, Bowers had headlined a DJ set at the Deco Lounge club in Hertford, The Sun reported.
The alleged victim is thought to have
been at the club before going to a nearby hotel where she later contacted police.
Police took a
video statement from the woman, the newspaper reported.
Bowers, who starred on Celebrity
Big Brother in 2010, was arrested after attending Hatfield
police station on Tuesday by prior appointment.
He was accused of conspiracy to rape, while a 35-year-old friend was questioned over suspicion of rape.
The pair had DNA, mugshots and
fingerprints taken before they were interviewed.
Flashback: He had a number one in 1998 with Another Level's single Freak Me
They are thought to be denying the allegations and were bailed until May 14, The Sun said.
Old flame: Bowers dated Katie Price at the height of his fame
Hertfordshire Police said yesterday: 'A 32-year-old man from Surrey presented himself at Hatfield police
station by prior arrangement on April 3.
'The man has been arrested and is assisting police following an allegation of sexual assault.'
Bowers, who lives in Surrey, dated glamour model
Katie at the height of his fame and is
still friends with the 32-year-old.
He was spotted with the mother-of-three and her boyfriend Leandro Penna at a recording studio last month.
While Katie and Dane split in 2000
after two years together, they recently rekindled their friendship, with
Katie admitting in a recent interview that the pop star was the only
man she had ever really loved.
Bowers is separated from wife Chrissy Johnston and also had a son Kai, 14, with
ex-girlfriend Emma-Jane North.
He had a number one in 1998 with Another Level's single Freak Me.
As well as DJing, Bowers works as a celebrity agent and promotes
In 2010 he was held with six others on suspicion of
conspiring to supply drugs. He was later cleared of all charges.