Police have launched an investigation after former model Alicia Douvall claimed she was assaulted by a passenger while driving around London on Tuesday (30Jul13).

The blonde Brit has accused an unnamed man of getting into her car in west London and attacking her as she drove, allegedly punching her three times in the face before spitting at her.

Police confirm a 40-year-old man has been arrested and bailed until September (13).

Douvall, 34, famous for undergoing hundreds of cosmetic procedures, counts Simon Cowell among her former boyfriends.