DERRY TOWNSHIP (KDKA)- A man and a woman from Derry have been charged with ripping off a 97-year-old woman.
Pennsylvania State Police arrested 58-year-old Cindy Pickering and 50-year-old David Leary on forgery charges.READ MORE: Man Dies After Falling From Overpass In Hopewell Township
Police say the two used several unauthorized forged checks to make cash withdrawals from the victim’s bank account. They are accused of taking a total of $1,200 from the elderly woman.READ MORE: Pitt Panthers 'Peach Bowl Bound,' Playing Against Michigan State
The forgery involved checks taken from the home in the 100-block of Heather Drive in Derry Township.
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