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Adrian Peterson, star player for NFL‘s Minnesota Vikings, was indicted for reckless or negligent injury to a child in North Montgomery County, TX.
The victim is an 4-year-old boy from Minnesota who was visiting Adrian’s home back in May. The child has since been identified as his son.
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The child returned home to his mother in Minn. who noticed injuries and took the child to a doctor. A short time later, the doctor contacted authorities in Texas to report Adrian. Child Protective Services confirms they are working on a case involving Peterson and say the alleged victim is an 11-year-old boy. source
Peterson was indicted in Montgomery County for reckless or negligent injury to a child, this according to Fox 26. Sources say the boy had injuries consistent with being whipped with a tree branch. The mother of the boy produced a text in which Peterson said he “felt bad” over striking him in the testicles.
Peterson missed Vikings team practice yesterday — though the team explained it as a “veteran’s day.”
The Vikings issued the following brief statement, “The Vikings are in the process of gathering information regarding the legal situation involving Adrian Peterson.”
“At this time, we will defer further questions to Adrian’s attorney Rusty Hardin.”
In 2013, Peterson’s own young son died at the hands of his baby-mamas boyfriend.
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