Suspended jail sentence for carer who stole from 90-year-old

Victim’s family installed covert camera which caught Rosalind Caroline Reed stealing cash from a chest of drawers.

A Honiton home care worker has today (Monday) been given a suspended prison sentence after admitting two charges of theft while in a position of trust.

A CCTV camera installed by the victim’s family captured Rosalind Caroline Reed stealing cash from a 90-year-old pensioner she was paid to care for.

Reed, 43, of Roundball Close, wept in the dock when she admitted stealing from the vulnerable pensioner.

The court heard she stole �260, which she spent on snacks, candles and clothes.

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