Police: Panhandler accused of refusing job arrested for vagrancy

The man and his son were arrested because they were impeding traffic, police said. The son was intoxicated, according to authorities.

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The man and his son have not been named because they haven't been arraigned yet, WXYZ reported.

On Tuesday, a car dealership in front of which the man frequently stands to panhandle put up a sign of its own, WXYZ reported. The sign said, "Please do not give anything to this panhandler. We offered him a full-time job at $10.00/HR. He said: ‘I make more a day than any of you’ and he did not want a job. Please donate to a more worthy cause.”

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