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It looks like Chris Cook isn’t the only Viking whose got into a bit of trouble with the law.
Per the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Vikings running back Caleb King was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of assault in the third-degree after allegedly beating a 22-year-old man, who suffered serious injuries.
As the story goes, King was attending a birthday party Friday night when the man supposedly teased him about his resemblance to a celebrity. Shortly after, he followed the man to his car, hit him in the face, and then pulled him out of the car, continuously striking him in the face and head before finally tossing him to the ground.
After the beating, the victim was hospitalized with skull and facial fractures, and needed more than 50 stitches to close other wounds. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says the assault may have even caused a severe brain injury.
King, who has yet to be formally charged, denied the accusations, saying the man “fell to the ground” when he was talki...
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King was arrested and charged with third-degree assault on Saturday and is currently in an Anoka County jail.
King was charged with third-degree assault resulting in substantial bodily harm, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office website. No bail amount was listed.
No other details of the arrest were available...
Authorities say Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting another man.
The Anoka County sheriff's office says King was arrested Saturday.
Authorities say King assaulted a 22-year-old man, causing skull and facial fractures and cuts that required more than 50 stitches to close. The man is hospitalized in serious condition.
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Minnesota Vikings practice squad RB Caleb King has been accused of beating the living s**t out of a guy for comparing him to Eddie Murphy at a birthday party. I’ve got to give it to King. He doesn’t look like Eddie Murphy at all. If I were Caleb King, I probably would have beat the s**t out of the guy too.
But I’m an asshole.
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