A SUPERMARKET employee is accused of stealing £20,000 while working for retail giant Morrisons.

Claire Bevan, 48, of Coleridge Green, St Dials, Cwmbran, has admitted the theft of £12,340 from her hometown store.

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Prosecutor Nik Strobl told Cardiff Crown Court it was his case that she had pocketed £20,000.

Karl Williams, representing Bevan, said his client insists the amount she stole was £12,340.

She pleaded guilty to one charge of theft, the offence being committed between February 2020 and January this year.


Judge Richard Williams adjourned the case for a trial of issue during which he will decide the outcome.

It will take place on June 17.

Bevan was granted unconditional bail.