Harry Styles robbed at knifepoint in north London

Pop star Harry Styles was robbed at knifepoint on Valentine's Day in north London.

The former One Direction singer, 26, handed over cash after he was confronted by a 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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Harry Edward Styles (L) performs with his band "One Direction" on NBC's Today show in New York, November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Niall Horan (L), Harry Styles and Liam Payne of One Direction arrive for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, September 6, 2012. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (MTV-ARRIVALS)
Members of British-Irish boy band One Direction (L-R) Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne arrive for the premiere of "Men In Black 3" in New York May 23, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Harry Styles of One Direction reacts after the band won best pop video for "What Makes You Beautiful" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, September 6, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (MTV-SHOW)
Harry Styles, of the boy band One Direction, gestures as the band poses backstage after winning awards for "Best Pop Video and "Most Share-Worthy Video" during the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, September 6, 2012. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (MTV-BACKSTAGE)
The One Direction band performs during the Z100 Jingle Ball at Madison Square Gardens in New York December 7, 2012. Seen are (L-R) Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
Members of the music group One Direction (L-R) Zayne Malik, Liam Payne and Harry Styles pose for photographers during a photocall for their film 'One Direction; This is Us' in London August 19 2013. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
One Direction, (L-R) Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Liam Payne pose for photographers at the world premiere of their film "One Direction: This is Us", in London August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
One Direction, (L-R) Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Liam Payne pose for photographers at the world premiere of their film "One Direction: This is Us", in London August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
Singer Harry Styles from One Direction performs with his band on NBC's 'Today' show at Rockefeller Center in New York, August 23, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Harry Styles of British boy band One DIrection arrives for the premiere of their documentary film "This is Us" in New York, August 26, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
(From L to R) Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Harry Styles of British boy band One Direction arrive for the premiere of their documentary film "This is Us" in New York, August 26, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Actress Kelly Osbourne (L) and Harry Styles of the band One Direction arrive for the House of Holland Spring/Summer 2014 collection presentation during London Fashion Week September 14, 2013. REU TERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: FASHION ENTERTAINMENT)
Actress Sienna Miller and Harry Styles from the band One Direction sit on the front row before the presentation of the Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2014 collection during London Fashion Week September 16, 2013. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: FASHION ENTERTAINMENT)
Harry Styles of the band One Direction (L), actress Kelly Osbourne (2nd L), model Leigh Lazark (C), television presenter Alexa Chung (2nd R) and model Pixie Geldof, daughter of musician Bob Geldof, applaud following the House of Holland Spring/Summer 2014 collection presentation during London Fashion Week September 14, 2013. REU TERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: FASHION ENTERTAINMENT)
Liam Payne (L), Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson (R) of One Direction perform "Story of My Life" at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - TAGS: ENTERTAINMENT) (AMA-SHOW)
Harry Styles (R) of One Direction reacts after they were presented with the Brits Global Success award at the BRIT Awards, celebrating British pop music, at the O2 Arena in London February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (BRIT-WINNERS) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
Actor Harry Styles and Prince Harry attend the 'Dunkirk' World Premiere at Odeon Leicester Square on July 13, 2017 in London, Britain. REUTERS/Eamonn M. McCormack/Pool
English singer/songwriter Harry Styles performs during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada U.S. September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Harry Styles and inductee Stevie Nicks pose for pictures at the press room during the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A 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.

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