Police: Man stole money from elderly mom


A Harrisburg man is accused of stealing from his elderly mother.

Donald Diehl, 47, took about $39,000 from his mother’s bank account, without her knowledge or consent, between February and October of 2017, city police said in a news release Wednesday.

Diehl reportedly confessed to his mother in October and then made arrangements to have her taken to a nursing home. The thefts continued while she was in the nursing home, police said.

Diehl was arraigned on a felony count of theft by unlawful taking. He was released on $10,000 unsecured bail.

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