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Bristol careworker Amanda Parker pleads guilty to stealing

A Bristol care worker who stole from vulnerable adults in her care has been given a suspended custodial sentence.

Amanda Parker, 24, from Brentry, pleaded guilty at Bristol Magistrates' Court to five counts of theft between 9 and 19 March 2011.

The charges relate to thefts from two victims, from Westbury-on-Trym and Redland areas of Bristol.

She was given a 16 week custodial sentence suspended for 12 months, for breach of trust.

She was also ordered to pay £100 each to two of her victims for the loss and distress caused to them.