R&B singer and dancer Chris Brown, was arrested Sunday night and being held on $50,000 bail after an alleged battery incident over girlfriend, pop singer Rihanna, who, according to reports, was hospitalized with bruises on her face.

Police booked Brown, 19, on suspicion of making a criminal threat, a felony from an incident that took place Sunday morning near Hancock Park in L.A. He is scheduled to appear in court on March 5th to answer to the charges.

A source says, they saw Brown and an unidentified female companion, who was later identified as girlfriend Rihanna, 20, arguing heatedly. Police say the incident escalated and resulted in the female having visible injuries and identified Brown as her attacker, had left the scene before authorities arrived.

Both Brown and Rihanna were nominated and scheduled to perform on Sunday night's Grammy Awards didn't show up.