British supermodel Naomi Campbell has been released on police bail after she was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.
The catwalk star was arrested at London's Heathrow airport following a dispute over her luggage on Thursday.
According to reports, Campbell spat at an officer and was handcuffed as she left the British Airways aircraft, which had yet to take off from the airport's new Terminal 5 building.
Campbell's spokeswoman, Annabel Fox, says, "Naomi was flying to Los Angeles for a memorial service on Thursday April 3. She arrived at Heathrow Terminal 5 in plenty of time, checked her two bags in and was told they would make the flight.
"Once on the plane she was told one bag could not be found and was missing. BA (British Airways) decided to resolve this by insisting she leave the flight and then called the police to forcibly eject her from the flight.
"She was taken to the Heathrow police station and released on police bail.
"So far as we are aware, BA have still failed to offer any explanation as to why her bag went missing at Terminal 5."
The alleged incident comes a year after Campbell was ordered to complete a community service punishment for throwing a phone at her maid.
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