Ipswich: Fourth man charged after theft of computers and equipment from Ipswich Hospital worth more than £180,000

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Ipswich Hospital - Credit: Archant

A fourth man has been charged after the theft of more than £180,000 of computers and equipment from Ipswich Hospital.

Graham Sherlock, 61, of Mendlesham Green, has been charged with theft by employee of computer equipment between January 1, 2004 and July 1, last year to the value of £23,000 from Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust.

Sherlock was also charged with concealing, transferring or removing criminal property on or before September 1, last year by selling computer equipment for money.

He was arrested on February 10 and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre. He has subsequently been charged and bailed to appear at East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court on July 2.

A hospital IT worker, a pawnbroker and a businessman have also been charged in connection with the thefts.