AN 87-year-old aged care resident with dementia has allegedly been robbed of $23,000 by her carer.

Yass Police Station

Police allege the 51-year-old girl used the aged girl’s debit card in NSW and the ACT over a 12-month interval – whereas caring for her in a Yass aged-care facility.

The carer was arrested at Yass Police Station on Wednesday (December 7) and charged with dishonestly acquiring property by deception.

She was granted conditional bail to look in Yass Native Court docket on Friday, December 16.

Police say the aged-care facility is aiding them to see if different residents in care have been deceived.

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Ian Meikle, editor