Man Arrested For Posing As Police; Sexually Assaulting Date In Parking Lot

Published December 28, 2019

Rumble Police arrested 23-year-old Michael Crutchfield II from District Heights, and charged him with first-degree rape, second-degree rape, perverted practice, the use of a firearm in a violent crime and related charges.

Around 3:30 a.m. Christmas Eve, police were called to a hospital in D.C. for reports of a sexual assault that had occurred earlier in the morning in Prince George's County. Police said the adult female victim had met Crutchfield on a dating app, a few hours before the assault.

Initial findings indicate the the victim agreed to be picked up from her home by Crutchfield, and then he allegedly drove her to a parking garage in Temple Hills. According to police, the victim said Crutchfield told her he was a police officer and threatened her with a gun before sexually assaulting her. Police said that after the assault, Crutchfield drove the victim home. He was arrested at his home.