LONDON (AP) - October 15, 2009
Stuart Bell said Lewis, 24, had been meeting members of the
public at Waterstone's book store in Piccadilly in central London
for about 90 minutes when a man from the line came up and hit her.
He was immediately led away by security guards and later arrested
Bell said Lewis, who was launching her new autobiography
"Dreams," was shaken up by the incident and went to see a doctor
as a precaution.
Lewis shot to fame after winning the "X Factor" reality show
in 2006, and her powerful voice has led to comparisons with Mariah
Carey and Whitney Houston
London's Metropolitan police said a 29-year-old man was arrested
on suspicion of assault and is being held in custody.
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