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Nurse charged with allegedly stealing medication from patients' homes

Toronto police say a nurse who provided home care is facing 10 charges after allegedly stealing medication from people's residences.

Police allege that between August 2015 and December 2015, the woman would enter the patients' homes, ask to see their medication and then leave, taking the medication with her.

They allege that in October 2017, she did the same thing five more times in Toronto and Mississauga, Ont.

Police say the 47-year-old Brampton, Ont., woman turned herself in on Monday.

She's facing five counts of break-and-enter to commit theft and five counts of being unlawfully in a dwelling unit.

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