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Adrian Peterson Allegedly Admitted To Smoking Weed, Could Be Arrested

TMZ reports that the Vikings running back could fail a court-ordered drug test after admitting to smoking marijuana.

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Prosecutors are seeking Adrian Peterson's arrest after he allegedly admitted using weed and could possibly fail a court-ordered drug test, TMZ reported Thursday.

The Minnesota Vikings running back reportedly submitted a urine test on Wednesday as a condition of his bond in the child abuse case.

Peterson made his first court appearance on Wednesday to face charges of beating his 4-year-old son.

During the court-ordered drug test, Peterson allegedly told an employee of the company that he had recently "smoked a little weed," TMZ reported.

Failing the court-ordered drug test would directly violate terms of Peterson's bond. Prosecutors are now reportedly asking the court to have Peterson arrested.

Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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