Father accused of abandoning son speaks out
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota father accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son and fleeing to California blames his financial instability for leaving the boy behind.
Steven Alexander Cross said he was "worked up and upset" over his mounting bills, unemployment and house foreclosure when he decided to leave his son, Sebastian, with neighbors last July.
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