Ant McPartlin arrested and released over drink driving auto crash

LONDON ENGLAND- JANUARY 23 Anthony Mc Partlin attends the National Television Awards 2018 at The O2 Arena

Ant McPartlin arrested after failing roadside breath test

A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman said that Ant was "taken to a south London police station for questioning and has since been released under investigation".

One wrote: "Why do I fear that next week it could just be Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway with no Ant or the end of series Florida trip could be cancelled after today's events?"

After bring arrested late yesterday afternoon, McPartlin has since been released as the incident is investigated, according to the Mirror. "Lots of problems in his personal life and this incident won't help that, will it?" By the way Jonathan, Dec is the name of the other guy'.

Witness Jake Spencer told The Sun the Saturday Night Takeaway presenter rowed with officers as they tried to put him in a police auto after he failed a breath test at the crash scene.

'A 42-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drink-driving after failing a roadside breathalyser test.

A child was taken to hospital for a check-up after the collision, police said.

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The arrest that took place yesterday comes after McPartlin's stint in rehab past year after admitting that he had problems with drink and drug addiction.

Police have said that a number of people were treated at the scene for minor injuries and that the child passenger from one of the cars was taken to hospital for a check-up as a precaution.

The I'm A Celebrity.... Get Me Out Of Here! in November, where the show even made several scripted digs at his experience with rehab.

At the National Television Awards a few days after the split, Ant referred to his "tough year" while picking up the presenting prize with December.

According to reports, McPartlin's mum Christine and pet dog Hurley were also in the vehicle at the time.

Ant, who shot to fame with his co-host Declan Donnelly, went into rehab last year after becoming hooked on painkiller Tramadol following knee surgery two years ago which left him in agony. In January this year, he split with wife Lisa Armstrong.

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