The rapper, whose real name is Shad Moss, is accused of assaulting a woman at a private address in the early hours of the morning. When they arrived to the scene, Holden told authorities that she had been assaulted by the 31-year-old rapper.
"Officers were unable to determine the primary aggressor of the altercation, so both parties were charged with battery", Officer Jarius Daugherty said in a statement obtained by CNN.
Moss was released from jail Saturday afternoon after he being held on $8,000 signature bond, jail records show.
Police say both Moss and Holden had 'visible minor injuries'. The incident report is not available for release at this time.More news: Kristaps Porzingis unlikely to play for Mavericks in 2018-19
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Police say the investigation is ongoing.
"For no logical reason officers arrested both parties despite having clear-cut evidence that Bow Wow was the victim in the case", he added. Both Moss and the woman, identified as Leslie Holden, face a battery charge. Bow Wow's mugshot shows deep scratches on his forehead and right eye, along with a bruise under his left eye.
This is a developing story and we will provide updates as they become available.
TheGrio has reached out to Bow Wow's representatives for further comment.