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NFL Star Adrian Peterson Arrested in Houston Charged with Resisting Arrest

7/7/2012 10:45 AM PDT

Adrian Peterson Arrested -- NFL Star Busted in Houston

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NFL star Adrian Peterson was arrested early Thursday morning in Houston, TX and charged with resisting arrest ... TMZ has learned. 

Peterson, who is recovering from a torn knee ligament suffered on Christmas Eve of last year, was booked into Houston Police Department Central Jail and posted $1,000 this morning.

On the jail's website, Peterson's charge is listed as "RESIST ARREST/SEARCH-UNCLASSIF."

A rep for the Minnesota Vikings told ESPN Radio in Minneapolis, "We are aware of the situation and are gathering more information. At this point, we will have no further comment."

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