The jury in the case of a husband and wife accused of stealing thousands of pounds from the woman's 91-year-old Godmother have been sent home for the night after failing to reach a verdict.
It is alleged that Andrew and Lesley Reeve from Hartlepool told the dementia sufferer that her money would pay for a conversion at their home allowing her to move in with them - but instead they spent it on themselves. The couple deny theft.
Rachel Bullock was in court.
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Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.