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Michael Crabtree Questioned in Sexual Assault Investigation

San Francisco Police said that they are investigating a sexual assault allegation involving 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree.

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SACRAMENTO–

Michael Crabtree had an amazing game against the Packers last week, connecting with Colin Kaepernick on 9 passes that added up to a whopping 119 yards and two touchdowns.

But, it’s what one woman said happened after the game that has Michael Crabtree in the hot seat. Police are investigating Crabtree for a sexual assault that allegedly happened at San Francisco hotel early Sunday morning.

Police say Crabtree is cooperating with the investigation, and he has already sat down with police and his attorney. Police say that is why he was allowed to travel to Atlanta with the team.

The team is allowing Crabtree to play, General Manager Trent Baalke Released this statement today.

“We are aware of the allegations against Michael and understand that he has fully cooperated with authorities. The 49ers take such matters very seriously. We will have not further comment at this time as the legal process is ongoing,” Baalke wrote in a statement.

Crabtree’s lawyer, Joshua Bentley, released a statement to the AP Saturday, saying-

“Michael fully cooperated with the inspectors and will continue to do so throughout the investigation. We have confidence in the process. Out of respect and integrity for the process, we have no further comment at this time.”

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FOX40 file image of Michael Crabtree

SAN FRANCISCO-

San Francisco Police said Friday that they are investigating a sexual assault allegation involving 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree.

Investigators say the alleged assault happened in the early morning Jan. 13 in a San Francisco hotel.

Crabtree and his lawyer have been interviewed by officers and are cooperating with the investigation, according to police. He has not been detained or arrested.

“We are aware of the allegation against Michael and understand that he has fully cooperated with authorities. The 49ers take such matters very seriously. We will have no further comment at this time as the legal process is ongoing,” said 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke in a written statement.

Crabtree and the 49ers left Friday for Atlanta, where they are scheduled to play the Falcons in the NFC Championship game Sunday.

You can catch the game at noon Sunday on FOX40.

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