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* Eric Lamb was arrested on suspicion of running over a 3 year old boy with his bicycle in Santa Cruz

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Police have arrested a man suspected of deliberately running over a 3-year-old boy with his bicycle at a park in Santa Cruz on Wednesday. Officers arrested 38-year-old Live Oak resident Eric Lamb in connection with the crime, which occurred around 11 a.m. at San Lorenzo Park. Witnesses told police Lamb came riding through the park from the Dakota Street side and encountered two children. They said Lamb started yelling profanities and threatened that he would hit them if they didn’t move out of his way, according to police. He then allegedly swerved about 7 to 8 feet from his path and deliberately struck a 3-year-old boy, knocking him down and running him over, witnesses told police.  Arriving officers found a bike tire mark across the boy’s sweatshirt. He was taken to a hospital to be treated for abrasions and bruises. After canvassing the downtown area, officers found Lamb on Pacific Avenue and took him into custody. Lamb was booked into Santa Cruz County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and willful cruelty to a child.   
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