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Three charged with offences against elderly man

30 Jan 2017 10:53 AM

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Police have charged three people in connection with offences against a vulnerable elderly man in Newcastle.

- Sarah Mercer, 32, of Bentinck Road, Newcastle, has been charged with Robbery.

- Barry Parker, 58, of Colston Street, Newcastle, has been charged with Receiving Stolen Goods.

- Gemma Hornsby,  31, of Sceptre Court, Newcastle, has been charged with Receiving Stolen Goods.

They will all appear at Newcastle Magistrates' Court on February 17.

The charges are in relation to a number of incidents that happened in November 2016 and saw thousands of pounds in cash and property being stolen from a man in his 80s in the Benwell area of Newcastle.



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