A man has been convicted and sentenced for theft in Amersham.
Adrian Adam, 52 of George Street, Chesham, pleaded guilty at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (14/8) to one count of theft.
Adam carried out the offences between 18 July and 26 July while working as a carer for an elderly man in Amersham.
He was stealing money from the property of the victim, an 88-year-old man.
Adam was sentenced at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (14/8) to 26 weeks’ imprisonment, suspended for two years, £1,000 costs to the victim for theft and emotional stress caused 120 hours community order, £85 court costs and £115 victim surcharge.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Jags Sekhon of Amersham Investigation Hub, said: “Adrian Adam has pleaded guilty to stealing money from a vulnerable 88-year-old man.
“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the victim and witnesses who took the time to check on the victim, noticed a pattern of behaviour and reported it so police could investigate.
“Thames Valley Police will always aim to protect those who are most vulnerable in our society and prosecute those who choose to exploit them.”