Stacey Kempson and Dafydd Llewellyn have been jailed for 22 year (Picture: SWNS)
Evil lovers who robbed a disabled couple at knifepoint, before stealing their electrical fuses to leave them in darkness, have been jailed for 22 years.
Dafydd Llewellyn, 26, and Stacey Kempson, 30, also carjacked another pensioner at gunpoint before leading police on a high-speed chase.
In their first raid, Llewellyn threatened a woman with a ‘Rambo knife’ while Kempson attacked her husband with a screwdriver, Warwick crown court heard.
They then cut the power in the fuse box and left the terrified couple in complete darkness.
The pair both admitted three charges of robbery, with Llewellyn, a convicted robber, also pleading guilty to having an imitation firearm and dangerous driving.
Llewellyn, of Small Heath, Birmingham, was sentenced to 15 years in prison while Kempson, of Smiths Wood, Solihull, was jailed for seven years.
Judge Sylvia de Bertodano said: ‘The two of you are here because you have pleaded guilty to some really serious offences.
‘In the first they were watching TV when you two climbed into their house wearing face coverings.
‘You, Mr Llewellyn, were carrying a large Rambo knife which you put to the face of [the wife] while you demanded her valuables and threatened to slit her throat.
‘You, Miss Kempson, had a screwdriver which you were using as a weapon.
‘You went to the kitchen and [the husband] followed, and you threw him to the floor. So you too were using violence.
‘Having taken their possessions and having terrified them, you, in a final act, disconnected their electricity, so these two disabled people were left in a darkened house, having just been subjected to this ordeal.’
Stacey Kempson climbed through the window of home in Birmingham (Picture: SWNS)
The pair climbed through the couple’s window in Chelmsley Wood, Solihull, as they watched TV at 1am in June 2018.
Llewellyn held a knife to the face of woman who is in her 60s and suffers from mobility problems, and demanded cash and valuables.
Amiee Parkes, prosecuting, said: ‘The woman tried to explain that her necklace was of sentimental value, but he threatened to slit her throat if she did not hand it over, and hit her twice across the face with the back of his hand.’
Meanwhile, her husband, who suffers from cerebral palsy, was followed into the kitchen by Kempson, who was armed with a screwdriver. She demanded his chain before grabbing hold of him and throwing him to the floor.
As well as the jewellery, Llewellyn and Kempson also took a laptop, tablet and their debit cards.
Miss Parkes said the wife described the stolen sentimental items as ‘irreplaceable’ and now struggled to sleep at night.
Days after the terrifying robbery, the couple targeted an 81-year-old man as he parked his car on the driveway of his home in Coleshill, Warwickshire.
Miss Parkes said: ‘He saw a suspicious male and female in bushes.
‘As he made he was to the door, Llewellyn pointed a gun at him and demanded the keys to his Hyundai car, which he dropped.
‘Llewellyn picked them up, and Kempson ran to join him as they got in the car and sped away and headed to Blackpool.’
The car was spotted on the M6, and after coming off the motorway as the police tried to stop him, Llewellyn drove at 80mph through residential streets and red traffic lights and along a pavement.
They were eventually caught and arrested.
Police discovered that Llewellyn was on licence from a seven-year sentence for his part in knifepoint robberies in 2014.
Olivia Beesley, defending Kempson, who had no previous convictions, said she met Llewllyn in March 2018.
She said: ‘He became possessive and violent, and she took part in the offences because of coercion.’
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