A man is facing charges for being so drunk he couldn't take care of himself, yet he had an eight-year-old girl with him, a girl with special needs.
Michael Kerns is charged with child endangering.
Cleveland Police say he fell down drunk with the child by his side while crossing the street at Broadway and Union Avenues.
Records show citizens had to come to the aid of the man and the child.
Cuyahoga County Social Workers say the man is a friend of the victim's family.
Kerns is pleading not guilty.
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