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Three police officers had to subdue Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on Saturday before taking him to a Houston jail for resisting arrest.

An off-duty Houston police officer was working security at a downtown nightclub early Saturday morning when he asked Peterson, 27, and a group of people who accompanied him to leave the club because it was closed, Houston Police Department spokesman Kese Smith said.

Kese said the off-duty cop identified himself as a police officer and left to tell other patrons to leave the club before returning to Peterson’s group to again tell them to leave. Peterson told the officer he heard him the first time and allegedly pushed him in the shoulder, causing him to stumble.

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