Harry Styles 'robbed at knifepoint' in London

Pop star Harry Styles was mugged by a man with a knife and forced to handover cash on Valentine's Day in London.

The pop star was on a night out in London.

The former One Direction singer, 26, was confronted by the mugger during a night out in Hampstead, according to the Mirror Online.

Scotland Yard confirmed the force is investigating a knifepoint robbery in the area.

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• READ MORE: Brit Awards 2020 odds: from Lewis Capaldi to Dave - the artists expected to win bigA statement said: "Officers were contacted on Saturday February 15 regarding the incident which happened at 11.50pm on Friday February 14.

"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 enquiries are ongoing."

Styles is due to perform at the Brit Awards on Tuesday evening, where he is up for two gongs in the male solo artist and best album categories.

Last year, homeless Pablo Tarazaga-Orero, 26, was banned from going within 250 metres of the star after he was convicted of stalking, having spent months camped outside his house.