Pittsburgh nurse stole patient’s medication from hospital room, according to arrest warrant

Pittsburgh nurse stole patient’s medication from hospital room, according to arrest warrant
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PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh nurse has been arrested for stealing a patient’s Oxycodone prescription.

Tiffany Hafner turned herself in Friday, according to Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

She was working at UPMC Magee Women’s Hospital in Oakland when she allegedly stole a patient’s medication and replaced it with a sedative, leaving the patient in pain.

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Hafner is facing neglect and theft charges.

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