A 24-year-old man was sentenced to 50 years in state prison Friday for attacking three women in less than a week in South Los Angeles in 2012.
Allen Phillip Crews also was ordered to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Crews pleaded no contest earlier this month to one count each of kidnapping, sexual penetration by a foreign object and assault with intent to commit rape and kidnapping. He also pleaded to two counts each of assault and forcible rape, according to the D.A.’s Office.
Crews was accused of assaulting two women near 85th Street and Western Avenue (map) on June 15, 2012.
In the first attack, Crews approached a 50-year-old woman in an alley with a fake gun and forcibly raped her, the release stated.
Prosecutors said Crews left that location and attacked a 35-year-old woman, knocking her teeth out during his attempt to remove her clothing.
Three days later, Crews beat and raped another 50-year-old woman at a bus stop, the release stated.
Crews was arrested after a Los Angeles police officer saw the injured and unconscious woman on a bus bench and spotted a man running away, according to prosecutors.