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Vikings release CB Jefferson after arrest

Eden Prairie, MN ( - The Minnesota Vikings released cornerback A.J. Jefferson Monday morning, just hours after he was arrested.

The Eden Prairie police department released the following statement:

"At approximately 4:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, a 23-year-old female reported to Eden Prairie Police that she was a victim of domestic assault.

"Police arrested Anthony Ray Jefferson, 25, at his residence in Eden Prairie and he is now being held in the Hennepin County Jail on probable cause for domestic assault.

"The case is currently under investigation and no further details are available at this time."

Jefferson suffered a neck injury in Sunday's 26-26 tie at Green Bay. He played in 10 games this season.

11/25 14:00:58 ET