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Harry Styles Robbed at Knifepoint in London During Night Out on Valentine's Day

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By Zachary Holt

It doesn't appear that the former One Direction member, Harry Styles, had the best Valentine's Day. In fact, his was probably worse than most people's. That is because he was robbed at knifepoint while spending the night in London.

While Styles wasn't reportedly with anyone else, the police did confirm that he was robbed by a man at knifepoint, managing to only get away with cash that he had on his persons. A formal statement has been issued by the police.

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Police Provide Report of Armed Robbery on Harry Styles While in London

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The Metropolitan UK Police provided a statement to HollywoodLife confirming the crime against Styles on Valentine's Day. "Police are investigating reports of a knifepoint robbery in Hampstead. Officers were contacted on Saturday, 15 February regarding the incident, which happened at 23.50hrs (11:50 pm) on Friday, 14 February," the report began.

"It was reported that a man in his 20s was approached by another man and threatened him with a knife. The victim was not injured; however, cash was taken from him. No arrests and inquiries are ongoing," it concluded.

Source Gives Style's Personal Account of the Armed Robbery

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Mirror Online, a British news outlet, had a chance to speak with Styles since the incident, where the singer shared what happened during the frightening encounter. According to Styles, the man was alone and quickly approached him, demanding cash, to which the former One Direction member quickly handed over what he had. Luckily, that is all the assailant wanted and he left soon after.

A source close to Styles shared, "He actually played it pretty cool, quickly giving the assailant cash, keeping himself and the guy calm and getting the situation over with," they said. "Understandably though it left him very shaken up afterward."

Styles Seen at BRIT Awards Red Carpet Wearing Black Ribbon For Caroline Flack

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Fortunately, Styles wasn't harmed in the incident and managed to make it to the BRIT Awards red carpet on Tuesday where he was seen wearing a black label on his lapel for his ex-girlfriend, Caroline Flack, whom he had previously dated back in 2011.

It was reported this past weekend that Flack was found unresponsive in her London apartment, and ultimately, pronounced dead. It has been allegedly ruled that her death stemmed from suicide. Flack was 40-years-old and had been the host of the hit television show, Love Island.

Styles Up For Album of the Year and Best Male Solo Artist At BRIT Awards

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The 2020 BRIT Awards which are slated to be held Tuesday night will feature a performance by Styles. The singer is also nominated for two separate awards this year including Best British Album for 'Fine Line' and Best British Male Solo Artist. Styles will be competing against the likes of Dave Neighbourhood, Lewis Capaldi, Michael Kiwanuka, and Stormzy.

Other notable British artists who are up for potential awards Tuesday night include Bastille, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, and Sam Smith. The award ceremony begins at 8 p.m. on ITV.

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