49ers release statement on Michael Crabtree

Jim Rogash

The San Francisco 49ers released a statement on wide receiver Michael Crabtree.

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree was interviewed by police following an investigation into a sexual assault that occurred after the 49ers' win over the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional round of the 2012 NFL playoffs. Trent Baalke, the general manager of the 49ers, released the following statement concerning the situation.

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"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. Additional requests for comment should be directed to Michael's attorney."

Crabtree did travel with the team to Atlanta as the 49ers prepare to take on the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game on Sunday afternoon. As it stands right now, the 49ers wide receiver is expected to play against the Falcons.

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