06/14/2016 10:24 EDT | Updated 06/14/2016 12:59 EDT

Ontario Woman Charged For Impersonating Mom To Take Driving Test

The 39-year-old woman was claiming to be 73.

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — An Ontario woman is accused of donning a wig and glasses to impersonate her own mother so she could take a driving test on her behalf.

Police in Smiths Falls, Ont., say the test took place on June 9 at the local Ministry of Transportation office.

The driving instructor allegedly grew suspicious of the 39-year-old woman, who was claiming to be 73, and called police.

They say an investigation revealed the woman had dressed herself to resemble her mother.

Police say she was trying to pass the test on her mom's behalf.

The woman, whose name was not released, has been charged with adult personation with intent.

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