Care worker’s trial

PUBLISHED: 11:54 30 August 2007 | UPDATED: 12:46 04 May 2010

A CARE worker faces trial for stealing £20 from an elderly woman she was looking after. It is alleged that Elaine Sindall, 47, of Fleet Close, Littleport, stole the money from Nora Gilbert on April 20. Sindall pleaded not guilty at an earlier court appear

A CARE worker faces trial for stealing £20 from an elderly woman she was looking after.

It is alleged that Elaine Sindall, 47, of Fleet Close, Littleport, stole the money from Nora Gilbert on April 20.

Sindall pleaded not guilty at an earlier court appearance.

Speaking for the defence, Adam Haselhurst said that Ms Gilbert gave the money to Sindall and asked her to pick up some shopping from Tesco, but she was arrested before she arrived at the supermarket.

The trial will take place on October 18.

Sindall has been granted unconditional bail.


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