According to MyFox8.com, this happened last Saturday afternoon when she told the boy he could walk from their home to a park that was about 15 minutes away.
During his walk, 7-year-old Dominic Guerrisi walked by a public pool and someone asked him where his mother was.
He told MyFox8 that he got scared and ran off to the park. They called police and officers caught up to Dominic who was playing at the park at the time.
They took him back home and arrested and charged the mother.
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