A British man turned his wife over to police after she confessed to stealing from her sleep.
Ruth Fort, 47, worked at a senior citizen care center where she stole the credit card of an elderly woman in a wheelchair.
One day Ruth was sleeping and muttering something in her sleep when her husband woke up and inquired about her. Ruth confessed to stealing the credit card. Her husband was very sorry to hear that. Informed the police.
Anthony Fort, the husband of the 61-year-old woman, said: “I was skeptical when Ruth started spending too much. I loved Ruth from the bottom of my heart, but I didn’t ignore her. Maybe, it was unpleasant for me that she could steal from an elderly woman and I had to report it to the police.
Anthony was arrested after Ruth reported the matter to police, and she appeared in Preston Crown Court, where she was sentenced to 16 months.
The judge praised Anthony’s commendable move, saying it would have been difficult to do so, but also told Ruth that you should be ashamed of your behavior.