Mom says substitute school bus driver refused to release her four-year-old son to her

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Houston - "The wheels on the bus go round and round..."

Yeah, and one mom feels she's getting the "run-around" because of a substitute bus driver who she says refused to return her four-year-old son to her!

"She handed me his backpack, closed the door, and took off," Antoniett Autrey told NewsFix.

When the driver wouldn't release her son to her, she called the Aldine ISD police out of fear her son was being kidnapped.

"The parent is just left wondering, like, 'where do I go from here?'"

She said even showing the proper ID, the driver still refused to turn over her son.

"There was no communication," Autrey said. "I did not know where my son was going-- he went to a whole...another school and I didn't even know."

She says the Aldine ISD Police Department had to pick up her son from a completely different school and take him to her.

She has requested that Aldine School District release the bus surveillance video.

The school district issued a statement about the incident saying the matter is still being investigated by the Transportation Department, but "Aldine ISD would not release any child without the parent or guardian providing proper identification."

"If you didn't think I was the parent, why would you release anything to me?" Autrey questioned. "I mean, that just don't sound too good and it's not logical to me."

Sounds like somebody's being taken for a ride!

Perhaps the two sides can get together to prevent any future pick-up problems and make sure "the bus" stops here!


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