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New and dramatic CCTV footage has been released today of the moment a gang of thieves blew up a cash machine and ran off with the money. It happened on a filling station forecourt at Weyhill, near Andover, at the weekend.
Police are warning people using cash machines to report anything unusual. A twenty-six year old man has been arrested. Charlotte Wilkins has more. Her report includes an interview Rathan Bahee, the business partner of the petrol station's owner.
A man has been arrested following a burglary at a petrol station in Weyhill.The incident took place in the early hours of the morning on Sunday at the Texaco petrol station on Amesbury Road.
A 26-year-old man from Bristol has been arrested on suspicion of theft, and causing an explosion likely to endanger life or property. He is currently in custody being questioned by police.
Hampshire police have released CCTV footage showing the moment robbers blew up a cash machine during a raid at a petrol station in Weyhill. People living nearby were woken by a loud bang in the early hours of Sunday morning and called the police.
It's not yet known how much money was taken.
A police investigation is underway to arrest suspects after a cash point at a petrol station was blown up and cash stolen from inside.
No-one was working in the petrol station at the time of the burglary and there have been no reports of injuries.
Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact detectives at Andover Police Station by phoning 101. Police said witnesses have already come forward to say they saw a number of people fleeing the scene.
Robbers have blown up a cash point at a petrol station in Hampshire and stolen an unspecified amount of cash.
Police were called at 3.52am on 31st March 2012 by someone living nearby who reported hearing a loud bang.
A fire at the garage was quickly put out by the first officer on the scene.
A number of gas cylinders were found abandoned. Roads around the Texaco petrol station on Amesbury Road in Weyhill near Andover were closed temporarily as a precaution. They have now been re-opened.
Police said when they arrived, it appeared a cash point had been blown open and money from inside stolen.