Rapper Nelly was arrested early Saturday morning following a woman’s claim that he sexually assaulted her on his tour bus parked behind a Wal-Mart in a suburb of Settle, Washington.
Auburn Police Department confirmed to TMZ that the rapper had been arrested.
“At 3:48 AM a female called 911 to report that she was sexually assaulted by a male, who is known as the rapper ‘Nelly,’ ” a spokesperson for the police department said. “The alleged assault was reported to occur on the tour bus that was parked at the listed location. Nelly had performed at the White River Amphitheater just hours before.
“After Patrol Officers investigated the incident, at 4:37 AM Nelly was taken into custody and booked at the SCORE jail facility,” the police spokesperson said. “Auburn Police are continuing to investigate this incident. The above details are all we have to release at this time.”