Man charged with exploiting Alzheimer's patient

Matthew Whitworth (Source; LMDC)
Matthew Whitworth (Source; LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Metro police have arrested a man who they was talking advantage of an elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease.

Investigators say 24-year-old Matthew Whitworth went to the woman's home several times telling her she owed him money for yard work he never did.

In all, police say Whitworth took nearly $3,000 from the woman.

Whitworth is facing charges of knowingly exploiting an adult.

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