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Gas blast cash machine gang jailed

Five men who used explosive gas to blow up cash machines at banks, post offices and supermarkets, stealing an estimated £800,000, have been jailed.

Thomas Whittingham, Anthony Bushell, Craig Cartwright, Kurt Beddoes and Ian Ellis took the money in some 30 attacks across the North West and the Midlands.

The men, from Liverpool, Merseyside and Coventry, caused more than £700,000 in damage during the raids.

They received sentences ranging from 13 to 18 years at Liverpool Crown Court.

Mark Edwardson reports.

  • 06 Sep 2014
  • From the section UK
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