American football star charged with beating son

(AGI) Washington - American football running back forMinnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson has been charged with injuryto a minor after beating his  [...]

(AGI) Washington, Sept 13 - American football running back forMinnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson has been charged with injuryto a minor after beating his 4-year-old son with a branch.Peterson told the court he regretted the incident and hislawyer explained that he was trying to discipline his son. Theboy had pushed his brother away from a videogame and his fatherendeavoured to teach him a lesson by tearing a branch off atree, stripping off the leaves and repeatedly hitting him. .