This photo taken Jan. 12, 2013 shows San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) against the Green Bay Packers in an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in San Francisco. Police in San Francisco say they're investigating a sexual assault allegation involving Crabtree. Police said in a statement released Friday Jan. 18, 2013, that the alleged assault occurred in a city hotel room early Sunday after the 49ers' playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Friday, January 18, 2013 11:44 pm
49ers' Crabtree questioned in sexual assault case
The Associated Press
Police said in a written statement that the alleged assault occurred in a city hotel room early Sunday, after the 49ers' playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers.
Crabtree has been interviewed with his attorney present and has cooperated with the probe, the statement said. The receiver hasn't been detained or arrested, and he agreed to be available for more questions in the future.
Authorities didn't release any further details.
49ers General Manager Trent Baalke said the team is aware of the allegations.
"The 49ers take such matters very seriously," he said in a statement. "We will have no further comment at this time as the legal process is ongoing."
San Francisco is preparing to play the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC championship game on Sunday. The winner goes to the Super Bowl.
The 49ers said Crabtree made the trip to Atlanta. The team referred all other questions about the matter to Crabtree's attorney, who was not immediately identified.