Three men admit blowing up cash machine

The explosion wrecked the front of Long Ashton Post Office back in January.

The explosion wrecked the front of Long Ashton Post Office back in January. - Credit: Archant

Three men have admitted blowing up and stealing a cash machine in an overnight raid in Long Ashton.

Patrick Duggan, aged 41, Nicholas Mann, aged 25, and Shane Dennis, aged 22, all pleaded guilty at Bristol Brown Court on Friday to conspiracy to cause an explosion and conspiracy to steal.

The raid took place in the early hours of January 4.

A significant amount of damage was done to the Post Office in Weston Road.

The trio will be sentenced at Bristol Crown Court on January 16.


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Anyone who can provide information to Crimestoppers that leads to an arrest and conviction of an individual responsible for an attack on an ATM could receive up to £25,000.

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