Ipswich dental worker stole £600 from practice which employed her

Dental worker stole employer's cash

Dental worker stole employer's cash - Credit: Archant

An assistant at a Suffolk dental practice must pay £600 compensation after stealing from her workplace.

Emma Sage, of Garrards Road, Elmsett, near Ipswich, pleaded guilty before South East Suffolk Magistrates Court to seven charges of theft by employee of money from Rushmere Dental Care.

It was the fourth listing for her case which was scheduled for a trial.

The offences occurred at the dentist premises in Foxhall Road, Ipswich, between April 5, 2014 and May 20, 2014.

The 30-year-old stole various sums over the six-and-a-half-week period ranging from £183 on May 16, 2014 to £42 on May 20, 2014. Sage was sentenced to a 12-month community order which included a supervised activity requirement.

She was also fined £160 and ordered to pay £602 in compensation to the dental practice.

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