Prosecutors want NFL's Adrian Peterson arrested for alleged bond violation

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Posted: Oct 09, 2014 4:31 PM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Prosecutors in NFL running back Adrian Peterson's child abuse case are seeking his arrest for a possible drug-related violation of his bond, according to court papers filed on Thursday.

Peterson, a suspended Minnesota Vikings player who has been accused of beating his 4-year-old son with a tree branch, allegedly told a drug-testing administrator on Wednesday he had smoked marijuana before submitting to a urinalysis test, the court papers said.

(Reporting by Eric Kelsey; Editing by Peter Cooney)