"I don't know that I was thinking clearly," he told Strahan. "I notified the authorities of what had happened. The paramedics were there...I just know I was scared and wanted to be in a safer place. I just went home."
Soules also called a lawyer. "When I left, I called my parents. They're both in consensus just said, 'Call an attorney.'"
Strahan - Point - Attorney
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