Justin Lee Collins Charged By Police

14 December 2011, 11:19 | Updated: 14 December 2011, 11:39

TV Comedian Justin Lee Collins has said he's "shocked and upset" after being charged with harassing an ex-girlfriend.

The 37 year old was released on bail after being charged by officers at Watford Police Station.

Hi spokeswoman said "He is shocked and upset by the allegations. He is unable to comment on the circumstances and the events to which the charge relate because of the proceedings, but he is confident that he will prove his innocence.''

He is due to appear on bail at St Albans Magistrates' Court on December 22

In a statement Hertfordshire Police said, "Police can confirm that Justin Lee-Collins, aged 37 and from London, has been charged at Watford police station with Section 4 harassment (causing fear of violence).''