Home Attendant Stole Hundreds of Dollars From Elderly Woman: Police

A home health care attendant who stole hundreds of dollars from the elderly woman she cared for has been arrested, police said Saturday. 

Vanessa Blake, 20, of Brooklyn, was arrested Friday and charged with grand larceny, police said.

Blake allegedly removed $50 cash and the victim's debit card from her purse at her home on 93rd Street in Queens on Feb. 14. Police said she went to a bank and several other ATM locations to withdraw money.

She's accused of withdrawing more than $600 in cash before the transactions were rejected due to suspected fraud.

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