Gym worker admits to stealing £1300

A FORMER gym worker has admitted stealing more than £1,300 from a health club in Livingston.

Tait took the money from Bannatyne's Gym. Picture: Google

Stephen Tait, 23, pleaded guilty to taking the money from Bannatyne’s Gym in Charlesfield Road between 13 January and 7 May 2015.

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Tait, 23, of Alderstone Place, Livingston, was originally charged with embezzling £2234.87 from the gym but he admitted to the theft of a reduced amount of £1309.43 on the morning of his trial at Livingston Sheriff Court.Kirsty Lyons, prosecuting said Tait had no previous convictions.

Sheriff Susan Craig said: “Given the amount and the locus it’s inevitable that I’m going to get reports.”

She deferred sentence until June 9 for a social work report and assessments of Tair’s suitability for unpaid work.