Dad arrested for DWI after son, 5, knocks on door asking for help

A 5-year-old boy knocked on a stranger's door and told the person his dad was just driving around, pulling over in random places, and refusing to take him and his sister home after picking them from day care. Police arrested the man for driving while intoxicated and refusing a breathalyzer test.
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A 5-year-old boy knocked on a stranger's door and told the person his dad was just driving around, pulling over in random places, and refusing to take him and his sister home after picking them from day care. Police arrested the man for driving while intoxicated and refusing a breathalyzer test.

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