Northern Ireland

Londonderry woman admits stealing £13,000 from pensioner

A Londonderry woman has admitted stealing £13,000 from a pensioner, who is now 88-years-of-age.

Susan Margaret Lorraine Crawford, 53, from the Woodlands in Culmore pleaded guilty to a total of 28 theft charges between May 2008 and January 2009.

However, she denied stealing £1,000 in cash from the elderly woman.

The case was adjourned until the 28 March. Ms Crawford was released on continuing bail.