Gang Member Who Attacked Ashley Cole Been Jailed for 30 Years

A ruthless robber who had been a part of the gang that tied up Ashley Cole, the former England footballer in front of his children. The robber had even threatened to cut off his fingers but he has now been jailed for three decades.

Kurtis Dilks has also been ordered to serve an extended period of license of 5 years a Nottingham Crown Court's judge after he smashed his way into the Surrey of the footballer with a sledgehammer and put his family through a horrific ordeal.

The court heard from the former Arsenal and Chelsea defender and Sharon Canu his partner had suffered psychological impacts, which can’t be overstated. According to the judge, the attack has been terrifying and he talked about the gang as violent, intelligent, and chillingly ruthless.
In the trial of Dilk’s heard Cole had told the police he thought that now he is going to die when he reached how the masked raiders had tied his hands behind him, even though he was holding his young daughter.
Canu has also said to the court that she suffers anxiety being alone in the house and that she is scared to go to the garden at the time of the night or come in after driving without closing the gate behind her. Now, the couple has increased their security at home. Dilks is just one of the gangs that have been responsible to be caught after his DNA had been recovered on the cable ties used for restraining Canu and Cole.
He had been convicted along with Andrew MacDonald, Ashley Cumberpatch, Christopher Yorke, Tevfik Guccuk, and Sercan Evsin, for their roles in a string of burglaries and robbers. It includes the attack on the company director who had been cut with a knife and his wife, who the hanging hand threatened to kill.