Famous rapper Nelly has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman. Of course, the star denied the allegations. The Auburn Police Department took Nelly into custody following the woman’s allegations that she was sexually assaulted by the star on his tour bus in Washington. The police confirmed the arrest in an official statement.
“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,'” the statement said. It has been claimed that the assault happened on Nelly’s tour bus that was parked at the White River Amphitheater, where Nelly held a performance. Allegedly, the assault happened after the concert.
“After Patrol Officers investigated the incident, at 4:37 AM Nelly was taken into custody and booked at the SCORE jail facility,” the police stated. “Auburn Police are continuing to investigate this incident. The above details are all we have to release at this time,” the statement added.
Of course, Nelly denied the whole story and his representative said that it was “a completely fabricated allegation.” The rep also said that the rapper was confident he will not be charged with these allegations. “Our initial investigation , clearly establishes , this allegation is devoid of credibility and is motivated by greed and vindictiveness. I am confident , once this scurrilous accusation is thoroughly investigated , there will be no charges. Nelly is prepared to address and pursue all legal avenues to redress any damage caused by this clearly false allegation,” the rep said.
This is not the first time when Nelly has been taken into custody. He was previously arrested on several drug charges. He later pled guilty to misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drugs, and received one year probation. Nelly is now on tour and the star is set to perform in Washington. It is unclear for now if the performance will be held as scheduled or not. Nelly made no comments on this subject. It is yet to see if the allegations are true or false as Nelly’s rep revealed.