HOUSTON -

Investigators said a cancer patient has been ripped off by his son.

Ryan Talbutt and his girlfriend, Nicole Allen, are both charged with theft.

They're accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of personal property from Talbutt's father while he was being treated for cancer.

According to court documents, the pair stole a pressure washer, a Sony camera, binoculars and other items from Randall Talbutt's home then pawned the items for more than $4,000.

Investigators said they found the man's stolen items at nearby pawn shops.

Ryan Talbutt and Allen are in the Harris County Jail on $5,000 bond each.