British rapper Dizzee Rascal has been arrested for possessing pepper spray after London police stopped a suspicious vehicle yesterday (03MAR05).

The BOY IN DA CORNER star, real name DYLAN MILLS, was detained by police along with the car's 34-year-old driver but later bailed to return on 8 April (05) - the same day Mills is due to perform in Utah, American city Salt Lake City.

A police spokesperson says, "The driver was subsequently arrested for being in possession of a section five firearm - pepper spray - and an offensive weapon, which was an ASP baton, and cannabis.

"A 20-year-old male passenger was also arrested for being in possession of pepper spray."

Three other men in the car were searched and released.

03/03/2005 14:06