A very frightening ordeal has emerged involving Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. TMZ is reporting that Peterson's two-year-old son is currently in critical condition after he was allegedly beaten by the man dating his mother. TMZ says that authorities have apprehended a man by the name of Joseph Patterson, who has been charged with aggravated felony assault and battery of an infant.

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We will follow the story as it develops and update you will information as it becomes available.