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Montgomery Co. caretaker accused of stealing jewelry from elderly patients

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Published On: Sep 12 2012 08:05:59 AM CDT
Diane Witynski

Diane Witynski

LANSDALE, Pa. -

 Police in Montgomery County said a caretaker has been arrested for stealing from the elderly.  

Police said Diane Witynski, 55, of the Hatfield Village Apartments in Hatfield Twp., stole jewelry and money from four residents at Elm Terrace Gardens in Lansdale on four separate dates in late July and early August.

In three of the thefts police said the stolen jewelry had a total estimated value of $5,380.

She had been selling the jewelry to a Hatfield Twp. jeweler, police said.

Witynski is facing theft charges and has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Sept. 25.