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Canandaigua police: Rochester man stole more than $30,000 from elderly person suffering from dementia


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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (WROC) — Canandaigua police arrested a man who they say stole more than $30,000 from an elderly man suffering from dementia.

Officials say a 67-year-old Rochester man was arrested Thursday and charged with one count of grand larceny in the third degree.

Police say that between September 2014, and July 2019, the suspect was entrusted with the care of an elderly individual who apparently suffers from dementia.

During this time, police say the man systematically stole more than $30,000 from the victim.

He was taken to Ontario County Jail to await arraignment and an order of protection was requested on behalf of the victim.

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