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Katie Price given court date after being charged with driving offence

The mother-of-five will appear in court next month

Katie Price will appear in court after she was charged with being drunk in charge of a motor vehicle.

The former glamour model was charged by postal requisition and will appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on January 7.

It follows her arrest on suspicion of drink-driving in south-east London two months ago.

Katie will appear in court on January 7 (Credit: WeirPhotos / SplashNews.com)

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A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "Police in Greenwich have charged a woman with being drunk in charge of a motor vehicle.

"Katie Price, 40, of Horsham, Surrey, was charged by postal requisition on Monday, 10 December.

"She is to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 7 January. The charge relates to an arrest for drink drive on Wednesday, 10 October in Shooters Hill Road, Woolwich."

Police at the time said officers had come across a car showing signs of damage stationary at the roadside at about 2am.

The star was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in October (Credit: FameFlynet)

The former glamour model was arrested in the early hours of the morning on October 10 after her pink Range Rover was found with signs of damage while stopped on a street in South East London.

It was claimed Katie, 40, had earlier attended her ex-boyfriend Kris Boyson's birthday party.

She is to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 7 January.

A Met Police spokesman had said at the time: "At approximately 2am British Transport Police officers came across a car showing signs of damage stationary at the roadside in Shooters Hill Road, Woolwich.

"A 40-year-old woman who was inside the car was arrested on suspicion of drink driving. She was taken to a south London police station where she remains."

It was said at the time that Katie was driving to ex Kris' birthday party (Credit: CRYSTAL PIX / SplashNews.com)

This isn't the only problem Katie has had to deal with in recent months.

The ex-Loose Women panellist revealed in July she had reported herself to police for violating a driving ban, handed to her in February after she was caught speeding.

The star entered rehab earlier this year for post-traumatic stress disorder after a difficult year.

Katie had sought help after her mum Amy was diagnosed with a terminal lung condition, her marriage to third husband Kieran Hayler broke down, and a romance with ex-boyfriend Kris ended.

Katie avoided being declared bankrupt earlier this month (Credit: Splashnews.com)

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Earlier this month, Katie narrowly avoided by declared bankrupt after reaching a deal with her creditors.

A specialist insolvency and companies court in London was told that the former glamour model has agreed a plan to pay back what she owes.

She was given time to try to come to an agreement at an earlier hearing.

The former I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! star was once said to be worth more than £40 million.

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