‘Dangerous criminal’ who planned to blow up cash machine had explosives in his shed

A “dangerous” criminal who plotted to blow up a cash machine, had pipe bomb-making materials in his shed and was visiting a gun club after being banned for life from using firearms, is behind bars.

Ryan Edwards, of Beechfield Close, Garnlydan, Ebbw Vale, was jailed for more than six years at Cardiff Crown Court following a complex investigation by Gwent Police.

He was convicted of conspiracy to commit theft, possessing a firearm whilst prohibited for life and possessing an explosive substance for unlawful purpose.

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Source: South Wales Argus