Carer stole £60 cash

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A WOMAN who stole nearly £60 has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Claire Collier, 42, of Kealy Road, Gosport, admitted stealing £57.50 from the elderly woman she cared for.

Portsmouth magistrates handed her and 18-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months. She must pay £57.50 compensation and £340 charges and fees. She stole the money between January 1 and March 9.