Woman stole thou­sands from el­derly neigh­bour

Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser - - News -

A Calder­bank crook is fac­ing jail af­ter plead­ing guilty to steal­ing £25,000 from a 95-year-old woman.

Shame­less Linda Beres­ford, of Park Road, stole the money from the woman, who was her neigh­bour.

Beres­ford, 48, cal­lously the cash over a four-year pe­riod be­tween 2013 and 2017.

She was ini­tially charged with steal­ing £40,000 from the pen­sioner, but ad­mit­ted guilt to an amended charge of £25,000.

Beres­ford , who ap­peared at Air­drie Sher­iff Court last week, was bailed and will re­turn for sen­tenc­ing on April 23.

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