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One man charged in connection with ATM attacks

Man charged in connection with ATM attacks Credit: PA

A 22 year old man has been charged in connection with ATM attacks in North Somerset and Bristol.

Kyle Joyner, of Hartcliffe, Bristol has appeared in court this morning charged with conspiracy to steal between 10 April and 5 May.

He has been remanded in custody until 10 June when he will appear at Bristol Crown Court.

9 cash machines targeted so far this year

Residents woken up in the middle of the night by an explosion as thieves target another of the region's cash machines. People living near the ATM on Station Road in Yate describe hearing a bomb like sound just after 3am. The attack, thought to be the ninth on cashpoints this year, has partially destroyed the building and damaged surrounding homes.

The first attack this year was in Long Ashton on the 4th of January. That area was targeted again on the 5th of April. Just a couple of weeks later, two ATMs in Bath were targeted, before another attack in Shirehampton on the 26th of April.

Then on May the 5th more explosions. This time two cash points were blown up in Winterbourne, just fifty metres apart. Two days later and there was another attack in Long Ashton. And finally today in Yate.

9 cash machines targeted so far this year

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Witness says 'someone could have been hurt'

A local supermarket in Yate has been completely blown a part, after robbers used explosives to open a cash machine. Stacie Orban lives nearby. She says she was 'shocked' by the incident and that if someone had been walking nearby at the time they could have been seriously hurt:

It's the latest in a series of raids across the Bristol area which has seen gas canisters and other devices rip open vaults of money secured in ATMs. Wednesday's incident on Station Road happened at around 3.30am and police are appealing for any witnesses.

Shocking pictures reveal destructive cashpoint raid

A local supermarket in Yate has been completely blown a part, after robbers used explosives to open a cash machine.

It's the latest in a series of raids across the Bristol area which has seen gas canisters and other devices rip open vaults of money secured in ATMs.

Wednesday's incident on Station Road happened at around 3.30am and police are appealing for any witnesses.

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