The three men, aged between 20 and 28, were part of a powerful gang of six that stormed the Newcastle-under-Lyme address in Staffordshire looking for drugs and cash – but ran away. white when a brave grandmother threatened to call the police.
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An armed gang used a crowbar to threaten a terrified woman until she was drenched in blood, being chased away by a heroic grandmother who confronted them.
Filmon Girgish, 28, Lukas Olah, 25, and Alexander Myettis, 20, have all been jailed for their part in the plot after storming into an address in Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire in search of drugs and cash.
Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court said they were three of six powerful gangs armed with small knives who questioned two men inside the property to find out information about the drug dealer. their drugs.
These people then find another address to rob drugs and money. There they threatened a woman with a crowbar – scaring her to the point of getting herself wet, Reported by StokeonTrentLive.
But the group ran away empty-handed after being frightened by a heroic grandmother who confronted them and threatened to call 999.
Girgish has now been jailed for four years, while Olah and Myettis have been locked up for three and a half years.
Prosecutor Peter McCartney told the court that a gang of six had arrived at a home in London Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, at 9pm on June 1 last year when they learned that an occupant was previously recalled to prison. They found two men inside after entering unannounced.
They threatened to stab and slash the two men when they demanded to know where the drugs were. The prosecutor said: “The defendants then noticed remnants of some of the cannabis the two men had smoked and demanded to know where it had come from.
“Two men were separated. One was left in the living room with two men sitting on either side of the sofa. One gave him a knife and said, ‘Tell me where they are. where. Tell me now. Where are the drugs? ‘.
“The other man was dragged by the arm into the dining room. The description matched Myettis. The man was made to sit on a chair. Girgish sat next to him. He was questioned.
“They wanted to know from whom he had bought his marijuana. He was reluctant to disclose but they were increasingly threatening. Two of these men produced threatening knives and swung them. .
“The man gave him information and they started discussing what to do, including where they thought the bookie had kept his money.”
The court heard that the gang had taken the man out of the address to a nearby dealer’s home. The man tried to run away but was caught.
Mr. McCartney said: “He was told if he did anything like that again he would be stabbed. They took him back to his home.
“The man tried to talk to his friend that he needed to get out of the house and he ran out the back door, climbed over the fence and ran away. The victim was walked by the group back to the dealer’s driveway. . All started going down it and the victim was able to escape.”
Mr. McCartney added: “The agent wasn’t home. A woman was in the garage. The gang asked where the plants were. When it became clear she didn’t know, they asked where the money was. She yelled. . One of the defendants” She took out the crowbar and told her not to scream, she was so scared she got herself wet at the scene.
“The man’s grandmother came out of the house and confronted the defendants. She threatened to call the police and they left.”
The defendants were identified by police from CCTV and were arrested. Girgish, of Century Street, Hanley, Olah, of Dundee Road, Etruria, and Myettis, of Cauldon Road, Shelton, pleaded guilty to attempted robbery.
Barry White, mitigating Myettis, said his client regrets it. He said: “He was very upset with himself for participating.”
He said Myettis must be on immigration bail pending deportation. He added that no injuries were caused and that the knife was not used to cause injury.
David Farley, representing Olah, said the defendant had been held for eight months and spent 23 hours a day in the cell. He said: “He regrets having committed the offence. He has let down his family and himself.”
Stuart Muldoon, Girgish’s mitigation, said: “He feared he was in danger of being deported at some point after his prison term.”
Judge Paul Glenn added: “This is a cooperative business involving the manufacture of weapons including knives and crowbars for the purpose of interrogating and intimidating others. The object of the operation was to obtain drugs. and money.
“Up to six of you have been involved in various stages. This is a group and gang operation. Your actions have caused significant distress to a woman. It has caused significant distress to a woman. affect her psychologically and affect her physical health, and she is certainly not the only one affected.
“You manufactured the weapons at different stages of the incident to threaten violence. The obvious inference is that you already have them ready to use if you encounter any resilience. Luckily, it’s didn’t get to that stage and in the end no one was hurt.
“The sentences will trigger automatic expulsion, certainly for some of you.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/armed-gang-who-left-woman-26428833 The armed gang terrified the woman so much that she was drenched in blood and was kicked out by her brave wife