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Man discovered responsible of robbing Olympic bike owner Mark Cavendish with ‘Rambo-style’ knife

A person from southeast London was discovered responsible of robbing Olympic bike owner Mark Cavendish and his spouse, Peta, throughout a house raid wherein a “Rambo-style knife” was held to his throat. 

The residence raid occurred in November 2021, as ski mask-wearing trespassers broke into the Cavendish residence in Essex round 2:30 a.m. native time whereas the household was sleeping. Two Richard Mille watches, valued at 400,000 Euros and 300,000 Euros, had been among the many taken gadgets. 

A majority verdict from 10 jurors in Chelmsford Crown Court discovered 31-year-old Romario Henry responsible on two counts of theft regardless of denying the costs. However, his co-defendant, Oludewa Okorosobo from south London was cleared by the jury on his two counts of theft. 

Mark Cavendish and wife Peta attending The Sun's Who Cares Wins Awards at the Roundhouse in London. Picture date: Tuesday Sept. 14, 2021.

Mark Cavendish and spouse Peta attending The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards on the Roundhouse in London. Picture date: Tuesday Sept. 14, 2021.
(Yui Mok/PA Images through Getty Images)

Okorosobo stated that he was stabbed within the leg in September 2021, which was months earlier than the theft. He informed police in December of that 12 months that he was “unable to do any” of the crimes dedicated. 

What pinned him to the crime was a cellular phone that he stated he loaned to a person who has admitted to theft. Ali Sesay borrowed the telephone to make use of a navigation app, and his DNA was discovered on the scene of the crime on Peta Cavendish’s telephone. 

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Peta Cavendish stated that she had gone downstairs to analyze a noise she had heard and located “males’s figures in balaclavas, and so they had been operating in the direction of the underside of the steps,” per PA Media. She additionally believed three-to-five individuals had been on the scene.

Mark Cavendish was unable to alert authorities, and one of many intruders had “dragged” him by his ft and commenced unloading punches on him. 

Mark Cavendish of Team Isle of Man interacts with their Wife, Peta Todd and hild following the Men's Road Race on day ten of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at on Aug. 7, 2022 on the Warwick, England.

Mark Cavendish of Team Isle of Man interacts with their Wife, Peta Todd and hild following the Men’s Road Race on day ten of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at on Aug. 7, 2022 on the Warwick, England.
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At the time, Cavendish had simply returned from the hospital after struggling three damaged ribs and a left lung tear following a cycle crash. 

Then, Cavendish was positioned in a headlock, his spouse stated, and was informed, “Do you need me to stab you?” whereas holding a big black knife to his neck. The intruder was searching for his watches. 

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“It was black and had holes in it. It was a weapon,” Cavendish stated. 

While this was occurring, Peta Cavendish and their three-year-old little one had been lined with a quilt, in order that they couldn’t see what was taking place. 

Peta Cavendish described the knife as “Rambo type,” in accordance with BBC.

Authorities are persevering with to search for two suspects, Jo Jobson and George Goddard, who jurors realized about through the trial. 

Mark Cavendish of Team GB and his wife Peta Todd, pictured at OMEGA House Rio on Aug. 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Mark Cavendish of Team GB and his spouse Peta Todd, pictured at OMEGA House Rio on Aug. 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
(Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)

Cavendish is a adorned British bike owner, having received 34 Tour de France phases, which tied him for first all-time with Eddy Merckx, a legendary bike owner. 

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