Cashpoint blast thief jailed

A thief who blew up a cash machine in Weyhill, Hampshire has been jailed for three and a half years today.

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Thief who blew up cash machine is jailed

A thief who blew up a cash machine in a petrol station in Hampshire has been jailed for three and a half years today.

Damien Limb, who is 27-years-old, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal and conspiracy to cause criminal damage with unknown persons.

Oxygen and propane gas were pumped into the cash machine to blow it up at the Texaco garage in Weyhill.

The explosion caused the heavy door of the ATM to be blown 25 metres and the gang managed to take £3,400 of the £20,000 that was scattered across the forecourt.

The rest of the gang has still not been caught.

Limb was found because police followed a trail of cash and wheel tracks from the cylinders' trolley from the scene.

CCTV from the garage also identified Limb.

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