Media playback is unsupported on your device

Staffordshire carer's theft was caught on CCTV

30 January 2014 Last updated at 15:46 GMT

A carer who stole from the purse of an elderly woman has received a suspended 12 week sentence.

Nadia Summers, 24, of Chillington Drive, Codsall, admitted stealing from Lynette Nardone, from Perton.

She was ordered to do 180 hours community work and pay £1,060 compensation at Cannock Magistrates' Court.

Mrs Nardone had installed CCTV at home after becoming suspicious Summers was stealing from her.

The compensation is a similar amount to the combined cost of the CCTV camera installed and £60 stolen.

Most watched

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.