The Minnesota Vikings have released a statement regarding the indictment of their running back, Adrian Peterson, on child abuse charges.
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted on child abuse charges, and this allegedly involves “reckless and negligent injury to a child” charges.
Peterson was seen missing from the Vikings’ practice on Thursday, and the team said before this story came out that he was not out because of an injury.
It is unknown what sort of criminal action will be taken against Peterson since little information has been gathered, but the Vikings are currently investigating the matter.
The team has released a statement on the running back’s behalf. Here is an image of the statement from a tweet by NFL on ESPN.
The Vikings have released a statement regarding Adrian Peterson: pic.twitter.com/a5vwGa0vWH
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) September 12, 2014