Weyhill petrol station cash machine blast suspect charged

It is not thought a significant amount of money was stolen

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.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Weather

Southampton

25 °C 15 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • ClockMore for less?

    Could spending less time in the office make you perform more efficiently?

Programmes

  • A factory in JapanThe Travel Show Watch

    Factory infatuation – why Japan’s industrial compounds are drawing large crowds at night

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.