Florida mom has child blow into breathalyzer to start car

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APOPKA, Flor. -- A woman in Florida with a drinking problem apparently taught her 4-year-old son how to use a breathalyzer to get her car started.

In a video captured by a police body camera, a young boy can be seen blowing into the breathalyzer.

April King, 35, was arrested Sunday after being accused of leaving her son in a running car as she went to a bar in Apopka.

According to WFTV,  police received a call from the bar manager after an employee noticed the boy alone in the car. When police arrived, King said she had not been inside the bar.

The body camera video shows King reach into the car for something and then walk to the other side of the car, just as the boy grabs the breathalyzer and blows.

King's husband Doug had the breathalyzer hooked up to the ignition when his wife got out of rehab, so she couldn't start the car if she was drunk.

He says she found a way around it, by having her son blow into the device.

Doug King says he is so outraged with April, that he refuses to bail her out of jail, WFTV reports. He says he's packing up the kids and moving back to Oklahoma.

She has been charged with child neglect.

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