By: KDKA-TV News Staff
ROSS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — A man will spend 3 1/2 to seven years in prison for stealing from an 82-year-old woman in Ross Township.READ MORE: Farmers Across Pittsburgh Team Up With The Food Bank To Help Families In Need
Steve Mitchell pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of burglary, conspiracy and receiving stolen property. Prosecutors say he distracted the woman while another person stole the safe from her house in 2015.READ MORE: Person Hit, Killed By Driver Of Vehicle In Monroeville On Route 22
Police say the safe contained $140,000 in cash and another $30,000 in savings bonds.MORE NEWS: New York Real Estate Company Considering Turning Former GNC Headquarters Into Apartments
Mitchell is currently serving a sentence of 10 to 20 years for his role in a series of distraction burglaries in 2016.