Alex Reid has been arrested after he tried to break into the house he shares with fiance Chantelle Houghton.
Police were called to the house in Brentwood, Essex in the early hours of this morning.
Alex, 37, is currently being held in custody after being arrested 'on suspicion of criminal damage and using violence to secure entry' following a 'disturbance' at the couple's property in at 1.30am.
"Police were contacted just before 1.30am this morning with reports of a disturbance at a property in Spital Lane, Brentwood," a spokesperson for Essex Police told MailOnline.
"A 37-year old man from Brentwood was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and using violence to secure entry, and is currently in police custody."
Police were also seen arriving at the couple's property earlier this morning.
Alex and Chantelle, 29, have made no secret of the fact their relationship has become strained lately.
The couple have 11-week-old daughter Dolly together.