Mom posing as ‘Nurse’ grabs kids from school

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BUTTERWORTH: A woman, who is in a custody battle with her estranged husband, took her two children from a kindergarten and a primary school by posing as a nurse.

In the 9.30am incident on Wednesday, the woman in her 30s wore a nurse uniform and surgical mask and went to the schools in Bagan Jermal on the pretext of taking the children for vaccinations.

The woman’s son, aged six, is studying in a kindergarten while her eight-year-old daughter is in a primary school.

The Star reported that it is learnt that both the woman and her husband had separated and are getting a divorce.

Following the incident, the father lodged a police report at the Butterworth police station.

Both the school and the kindergarten have also lodged reports.

Meanwhile, North Seberang Prai OCPD Asst Comm Zulkifli Alias said police were looking for the mother.