Cathrine Kioko-Gilligan was instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service. She prosecuted two men, who had barged their way into a flat in Hull. Scott Thomas restrained a female using tie wraps, placed a gag in her mouth, made threats of violence and assaulted her. His co-defendant Colin Mellors assisted by preventing the complainant from moving. When the complainant’s partner returned home Scott Thomas held an iron to his face and demanded the return of a package.
The defendants were both convicted of two counts of robbery unanimously by a jury. Scott Thomas was sentenced to a total of 15 years imprisonment, with an extended licence of 4 years. Colin Mellors was sentenced to a total of 8 years imprisonment.
The defendant Scott Thomas was represented by Julia Baggs, instructed by John Robinson & Co Solicitors.