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Santa Maria Police Arrest Man Accused of Abducting Son

By Michelle Nelson, Noozhawk Managing Editor | @NoozhawkNews |

Arthur Weston
Arthur Weston

Santa Maria police arrested a man Sunday night on charges of parental child abduction and making criminal threats.

Sgt. Mark Norling said that about 9 a.m. Sunday, 25-year-old Arthur Weston allegedly held a knife to the neck of his child's mother and made criminal threats before fleeing the home on South Broadway.

Weston reportedly returned later that evening, abducted his 2-year-old son and ran from the residence, according to Norling.

He said the child was not injured.

Weston was located a short time later and arrested without incident.

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