8 Dec 2009

Hospital patient accused of theft

6:50 pm on 8 December 2009

A woman is due to appear in the Auckland District Court on Wednesday accused of stealing hospital equipment and staff Christmas presents while an in-patient at Auckland Hospital.

Police say the woman, 32, from Parnell, was found to be in possession of several thousand dollars worth of hospital equipment, along with 'secret Santa' gifts.

She faces charges of burglary and theft.