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Robber slashes housewife in Kulim

Robber slashes housewife in Kulim
The woman was opening the gate of her house to drive her two sons and a daughter to school when a man wearing a motorcycle helmet approached her at 7 am. - File Photo
KULIM:  A housewife, in her 40s, was injured when an unknown man slashed her wrist in a robbery in Taman Haruan, Kelang Lama here, this morning.

The woman was opening the gate of her house to drive her two sons and a daughter to school when a man wearing a motorcycle helmet approached her at 7 am.

Her son Kamarul Ashraf Kamarul Azman, 11, said he, his brother, 13, and sister, 15, were in the car when he saw his mother struggling with a man who had grabbed her handbag.

"I heard my mother shouting for help and the man slashed her wrist using a parang before fleeing with her handbag," he said when met today.
He said his mother was then sent to the Kulim Hospital (HK) for treatment before lodging a police report.

The woman, however declined to be interviewed.
Meanwhile, Kulim District Police chief Supt Abdullah Arshad, when contacted, confirmed receiving a report on the case.