Painswick postmistress accused of stealing mail
Painswick postmistress Karen Judd, 42, is to stand trial accused of six thefts from the mail.
At Gloucester crown court today Ms Judd, of New Street, Painswick, appeared for a preliminary hearing and her lawyer said she will definitely be denying the alleged offences.
She is alleged to have stolen parcels containing jewellery, clothing, a carriage clock and a mobile phone which passed through her post office.
Recorder Richard Davison bailed her pending her next appearance at a plea and case management hearing on 5th November.
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Painswick Post Office, which dates back to 1428, is the oldest building in England to house a post office. Ms Judd took charge in 2009.