Matlock man convicted of stealing £12K from employer

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A Matlock man has been found guilty of stealing £12,000 from his employer.

Andrew Wheatcroft, of Dale Road, Matlock, appeared before Chesterfield Magistrates yesterday (Monday) where he was convicted of fraud by false representation.

He will be sentenced at Derby Crown Court on July 4.

Wheatcroft was arrested by police at his home address on Wednesday, May 8 at 8am.

For the full story, see this week’s Mercury.