October 5, 2022

Former BDO world darts champion Ted Hankey has been jailed for 2 years for sexual assault.

Hankey, 54, was sentenced at Chester Crown Courtroom on Thursday.


Former Darts ace Hankey was sentenced at Chester Crown Courtroom on Thursday

Choose Steven Everett, Recorder of Chester, stated he had proven an “boastful entitlement” when he attacked his sufferer in Crewe on September 10 final 12 months.

The 2-time darts world champion had denied wrongdoing however stopped speaking and refused to reply any extra questions when detectives informed him the assault had been caught on digicam, the court docket heard.

Footage of the assault was performed to the choose after the court docket had been cleared of the press and members of the general public.

The younger girl, nonetheless traumatised by the assault, can’t be named for authorized causes.

Hankey, from Stoke-on-Trent, a father of three, pleaded responsible at an earlier listening to to a single rely of sexual assault.

In addition to being given two years in jail, he was ordered to signal the intercourse offenders register for 10 years.

Hankey was ordered to sign the Sexual Offenders register for 10 years


Hankey was ordered to signal the Sexual Offenders register for 10 years

Passing sentence, Choose Everett informed him: “You genuinely believed no person would consider her, till you had been proven the damning proof.

“The character of what you probably did, the truth that you pinned her down, that air of entitlement… You handled her as an object to your personal disgusting and deviant sexual needs.

“Your self-pity concerning the lack of standing and talent to earn cash – I’m positive you’ll by no means play darts once more on tv.”

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