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‘Cole and Huddlestone robbed of £500k of goods’

A court docket heard {that a} “ruthless” gang robbed former Arsenal and Chelsea defender Ashley Cole and former Tottenham midfielder Tom Huddlestone of jewelry, purses, and watches worth round £500,000.

Throughout a break-in at Cole’s residence in January 2020, Kurtis Dilks is accused of robbing him and his companion Sharon Canu of watches, telephones, money, a Gucci bag, headphones, and a BMW good key.

Dilks, Ashley Cumberpatch, and Andrew MacDonald are accused of conspiring to rob Joanna Dixon, the spouse of former Three Lions’ ace David Huddlestone, of £500,000 worth of jewellery and purses, together with her marriage ceremony and engagement rings.

Ms Dixon’s fingers had been allegedly tied behind her again with cable ties by robbers who mentioned to her, “Don’t make this difficult, we don’t want to manhandle you,” in accordance to jurors.

Dilks can also be accused of being a member of a six-strong gang accused of stealing the £3.75 million Portland Tiara from the Welbeck Property in 2018.

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The theft of the tiаrа, beforehand described аs а “nаtionаl treаsure,” wаs а “shocking event,” аccording to prosecutors, аnd it would by no means be seen in its originаl stаte аgаin.

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