November 13, 2023 2.35 pm

Lincoln care worker avoids jail after stealing £8,000 from elderly dementia patient

Alison Handcock, 40, used the stolen funds for everyday expenses, including food and petrol.

A care worker from Lincoln who admitted stealing over £8,000 from a vulnerable 80-year-old woman was given a suspended jail sentence.

Alison Handcock, 40, admitted spending the money on non-luxury items such as food, clothing and petrol.

Read the full court report on MyLocal Lincolnshire, the new home of The Lincolnite