DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas mother is in jail after her 4-year-old son was found wandering alone along I-20.

Sarah Emrick, 32, is facing child endangerment charges.

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Sarah Emrick (credit: Dallas Police Department)

A driver saw her child walking along the highway in Red Bird and called police, according to the Dallas Morning News.

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Police said Emrick admitted her son gets out all the time.

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Authorities even saw him trying to escape Emrick’s apartment as they were interviewing her.