Explosion: Bristol man arrested

A man from Bristol has been charged following an explosion at a petrol station in Hampshire

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Cashpoint explosion: man charged

A Bristol man has been charged in connection with an explosion at a petrol station in Weyhill in Hampshire early on Sunday morning.

CCTV cameras filmed the blast at the Texaco garage on Amesbury Road. Bank notes were left flying around afterwards.

Damien Limb, who is 26 and from Lichfield Road in Bristol, has been charged with conspiracy with persons unknown to commit criminal damage recklessly endangering life.

He has also been charged with conspiracy to steal from another and is due before Basingstoke Magistrates Court today.


Bristol man arrested following explosion

Police have arrested a man from Bristol in connection with a raid in which a petrol station cashpoint machine was blown open.

Officers were called to the petrol station in Weyhill in Hampshire early on Sunday morning after a neighbour reported hearing a loud bang.

Police released CCTV footage of the explosion as a warning of the danger of such action.

A 26-year-old man from Bristol was arrested on suspicion of theft and causing an explosion likely to endanger life or property.

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