Hereford & Worcester

Nurse Christine Roberts admits stealing from patient

A district nurse from Herefordshire has admitted stealing tens of thousands of pounds from an elderly patient.

Christine Roberts, 49, of Booth Gardens, Hereford, pleaded guilty at Worcester Crown Court to theft and perverting the course of justice.

She was accused of accepting a gift of £70,000 from a woman in her 80s and stealing more than £30,000 from her between 2010 and 2011.

Roberts is expected to be sentenced next month.

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