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Steven Cross, 60, of Lakeville, Minn. Cross, who is accused of abandoning his 11

Dad who abandoned son arrested in California


LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A father accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son because his Minnesota home was in foreclosure has been arrested in a small coastal town in central California.

Steven Alexander Cross, 60, was arrested Monday afternoon in Cambria, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. A sheriff's patrol deputy spotted Cross' Ford Windstar van and arrested him without resistance, the department said.

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