Burglars who blew up cash machines and stole £80,000 are jailed – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2015 in burglary, conspiracy, explosives, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two men who blew up cash machines at two south Wales banks, stealing more than £80,000, have been jailed. Russell Luke Bennett, 21 and Benjamin Brian Barrett, 30, from Bristol, pleaded guilty to conspiring to cause an explosion likely to endanger life and burglary at Cardiff Crown Court. They caused explosions at two Barclays Bank cash machines – one in Treforest, Pontypridd, and another in Bridgend. Barrett was jailed for eight-and-a-half years and Bennett seven-and-a-half.’

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BBC News, 30th April 2015

Source: www.bbc.co.uk