Harry Styles was left "shaken up" after he was mugged at knifepoint during a night out on Valentine's Day.

The Sun report the former One Direction singer was confronted by a man demanding cash in North London last Friday.

The 26-year-old is said to have handed over his money and was not harmed in the robbery.

Harry Styles leaving BBC Radio 2 on February 14. Photo / Getty Images.
Harry Styles leaving BBC Radio 2 on February 14. Photo / Getty Images.

"He actually played it pretty cool, quickly giving the assailant cash, keeping himself and the guy calm and getting the situation over with," a source told the Mirror.

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"Understandably though it left him very shaken up afterwards."

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson told the Mirror: "Police are investigating reports of a knifepoint robbery.

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Harry Styles attends The BRIT Awards 2020. Photo / Getty Images.
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"Officers were contacted on Saturday, 15 February regarding the incident which happened at 23.50hrs on Friday, 14 February.

"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 inquiries are ongoing."

Styles will perform at the Brit Awards ceremony. Photo / Getty Images.
Styles will perform at the Brit Awards ceremony. Photo / Getty Images.

Styles is set to appear at the Brit Awards today where he will perform following the December release of his solo album Fine Line.

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He is in the running for two awards after being nominated for Best British Album and Best British Male Solo Artist.

Styles' mugging comes after a stalker, Pablo Tarazaga-Orero, was found guilty of harassing him near his home.

The offender was served a restraining order banning him from being within 250 meters of the pop star and going to any of Styles' concerts.