Former pop star Adam Ant was arrested after allegedly throwing stones near his home in north London, then removing some of his clothes at a nearby cafe, police said.

Former pop star Adam Ant was arrested after allegedly throwing stones near his home in north London, then removing some of his clothes at a nearby cafe, police said. The arrest on suspicion of criminal damage occurred yesterday (June 10), and one national newspaper, The Sun, carried a photograph showing two policemen leading Ant away with a blanket wrapped around his waist.

Police questioned him about allegedly throwing stones that broke several windows near his home, then heading to the Curly Dog cafe and taking off his pants. The 49-year-old singer was released on bail until mid-July.

In October, a judge said Ant -- whose real name is Stuart Goddard -- had suffered a "temporary episode" of mental illness when he threatened pub customers who had made fun of his cowboy attire with a fake pistol, and sentenced him to a year's community service and rehabilitation treatment.


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