B.C. man who detonated homemade bombs in Edmonton bank robberies sentenced to 9½ years prison

A British Columbia man who built bombs and used them to rob two Edmonton banks in 2018 was on Friday sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison.

With credit for time already served, Justin Byron, 41, has just under five years left behind bars.

Byron had previously pleaded guilty to six criminal charges including attempted robbery, robbery while using a firearm, aggravated assault, causing an explosion with intent to cause bodily harm to armoured car personnel, possession of an explosive substance and committing an offence while masked.

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Source: CBC News