Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Weyhill petrol station cash machine blast suspect charged

Media captionThieves stole an unknown amount of money

A man has been charged after a petrol station cash point was blown up.

Damien Limb was detained after the explosion at the Texaco station in Amesbury Road, Weyhill, Hampshire, early on Sunday.

CCTV cameras captured footage of the blast, which left bank notes strewn on the ground.

Mr Limb, 26, from Lichfield Road, Bristol, is accused of conspiracy with persons unknown to commit criminal damage recklessly endangering life.

He has also been charged with conspiracy to steal from another and was due before Basingstoke Magistrates' Court in the morning.

The explosion damaged part of the building but no-one was hurt.

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