Couple accused of stealing £270,000 from Burnley dad (92)

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An ELDERLY couple charged with the theft of almost £270,000 from a 92-year-old father appeared before Burnley Magistrates’ Court.

Janet Whipp (66) and her husband Raymond (68) faced 40 charges of theft from Mr Clifford Whipp, of Burnley, between February 2009 and January 2010.

The pair, of Lyon Road, Eastburn, did not enter a plea but have been bailed until March 2nd for committal proceedings.