Adrian Peterson Charged With Child Abuse, Posts Bond

The Vikings running back was indicted by a grand jury for reckless or negligent injury to a child.
3:17 | 09/13/14

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Hello I'm Ron Claiborne ABC news world headquarters in your caucuses and ABC news digital report. Developing now the NFL at the center of yet another scandal this time one of its a biggest stars Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. A six time all pro and a former league MVP. He has been charged with child abuse Peterson has been -- activated by the vikings -- will not play. In Sunday's game against New England Patriots this latest bombshell comes at the -- commissioner Roger Goodell is on the hot seat. His handling of the explosive Ray Rice domestic violence case ABC's Ryan Smith. Has the very latest. Overnight NFL star Adrian Peterson making the trip from his Minnesota home to a Texas jail. Surrendering to police Montgomery county sheriff's office telling ABC news the Minnesota Vikings running back. Which -- posted 151000 dollars bond and was released. On Thursday Peterson was indicted by -- grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. He has yet Adams after reporting that -- four year old son allegedly sustained injuries to his buttocks by -- growing. After -- in -- to with a switched his mother reportedly took the child with two doctors who suspected physical abuse and alerted police. In a statement to ABC news Peterson's attorney saying the star running back is cooperating with police and used his judgment is apparent to discipline his son. Adding Adrian never intended to harm his son and deeply regrets the unintentional injury. It's another bombshell for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Already reeling from the fallout of Ray -- is caught on tape assault. Of his white today in a letter to -- -- says the video shows a starkly different accounts. And rice originally shared. The -- changing his punishment for the two game suspension to indefinite and now the NFL -- launched its own investigation led by former FBI chief Robert Mueller. That's just stunning there's a lot more that that needs to be done by the national football it. Also this Sunday Carolina Panthers Greg Hardy. Taking the field without punishment from the NFL -- the panther convicted in July of assaulting his ex girlfriend ESPN's outside the lines. -- the chilling 911 calls from a neighbor. He hoped the -- pilot. -- curled into each other here and I heard it. We need the police here now. But more than -- -- seriously -- now. In court documents the victim saying party pulled me from the tub by my hair screaming at me that he was going to kill me and picked me up over his head. And threw me onto a couch covered -- assault rifles and or shotguns. Ryan Smith ABC news New York. And our thanks to Ryan and be sure to stay tuned to abcnews.com. Throughout the day for all the latest updates on this and other top stories thanks for watching this ABC news digital report -- Ron Claiborn. Enjoy your day.

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