Peterlee woman jailed after she admits stealing £10k

A woman has been jailed after admitting to stealing £10,000.

Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 2:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 3:24 pm
Durham Crown Court

Gayle Price stole the cash from a woman between October 13, 2014, and November 30, 2015.

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Price, 37, whose address was given as Pickard Close, Peterlee, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft when she appeared at a hearing at Durham Crown Court.

Count one related to the theft of £6,810 from the victim, while count two saw her steal £3,190.

Price was given a sentence of 12 months’ imprisonment for each offence but they will run concurrently, meaning she will spend a year in jail.