Ted Hankey: Former world darts champion pleads responsible to sexual assault | Darts Information

Ted Hankey appeared at Warrington Magistrates’ Courtroom and was charged with deliberately touching a girl over the age of 16; he spoke to substantiate his identify, age and deal with and pleaded responsible to the cost; Hankey will likely be sentenced on Might 12

Final Up to date: 14/04/22 12:33pm

Ted Hankey gained the BDO World Championship in 2000 and 2009

Former world darts champion Ted Hankey has pleaded responsible to sexually assaulting a girl.

Hankey, 54, appeared at Warrington Magistrates’ Courtroom on Thursday. The court docket heard he was charged with deliberately touching a girl over the age of 16 on September 10 final yr.

He spoke to substantiate his identify, age and deal with and pleaded responsible to the cost.

Jonathan Wilkinson, prosecuting, mentioned the sufferer was below 18.

District Decide Nicholas Sanders mentioned the case could be despatched to Chester Crown Courtroom, the place Hankey will likely be sentenced on Might 12.

He advised Hankey he would turn into topic to notification necessities and may report back to an area police station as he granted him conditional bail. The listening to lasted about 10 minutes.

The cost pertains to an incident in Crewe, Cheshire. Hankey arrived at court docket with a black snood pulled as much as cowl the decrease half of his face.

The darts participant, whose nickname is ‘The Rely’, is a two-time world champion. He first certified for the BDO World Championship in 1998 and went on to win in 2000 and 2009.