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the young don't have the skills

The Hatton Garden safe deposit heist
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-32806985
The gang aged between 43 and 76 had all the necessary skills, angle grinding, disable alarms and lift controls, industrial diamond drilling and they climbed ropes down and up the lift shaft  Cheesy
The young don't have the practical skills and specialise in drug dealing, gang warfare, mugging and burglary.  Roll eyes
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Re: the young don't have the skills

wasn't this a burglary? Roll eyes
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Re: the young don't have the skills

But it wasn't forcing a window or snapping a Euro lock in a conservatory door.
This result may encourage more young to learn practical skills  Grin Grin Grin
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Re: the young don't have the skills

But even the old, experienced, ones lacked the skill of not getting caught!
After the earlier criticism of the Police for 'letting this happen' they have, at least partly, redeemed themselves.
I wonder how many of the recovered 'items of some value' will raise further suspicion/investigation by the Police.
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It's a typical old school British crime. The Italians invented the Mafia, the British used to specialise in good story liines like this, but getting caught was always common too  Smiley
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When I first heard of the bank raid I immediately thought of the tv series 'Turtles progress' , where some petty crooks steal a van only to find it full of safe deposit boxes. Each episode deals with the contents of one box and the fact that the owners didn't want the police involved only added to the humour.
Quite a problem for the owners of these safe boxes. Wink
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This result may encourage more young to learn practical skills  Grin Grin Grin

Isn't that what the youngsters go to prison for, to learn better skills and move up the crime ladder?
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The young don't have the skills...
We reject many applications from younger applicants in the UK, because the young don't have the skills, the basic skills, of English Spelling, Grammar, Maths.
And often appallingly bad handwriting.
And those that do make Interview, many young also lack Social Skills, and an apparent inability to work as a member of a Team.
Not a problem when recruiting abroad !
Nor with older applicants in this Country, say anyone over 40ish, who usually have very good social skills.
Allowances made for some lack of other skills, but some educational qualifications always welcome.
(Several have re-taken exams they did not do well in, in the past)
And the OU features quite heavily too.
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Quite a problem for the owners of these safe boxes. Wink

Yes in the movie they make about this it could be portrayed as a victimless crime. Stealing someone else's I'll gotten gains  Lips are sealed
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The young don't have the practical skills

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But even the old, experienced, ones lacked the skill of not getting caught!

I wasn't going to point that out myself but seeing as you have lol.
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The Hatton Garden safe deposit heist
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-32806985

The young don't have the practical skills and specialise in drug dealing, gang warfare, mugging and burglary.  Roll eyes

Don`t worry..... the army will sort them out....  Grin Grin Grin
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Re: the young don't have the skills

If I was planning this caper and knowing the police will pump huge resources into finding the culprits I would plant false evidence. So have the police arrested the the right people?
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wasn't this a burglary

I tend to think:-
Burglary - Domestic house
Robbery - Commercial property
Unless it's the Ham Burglar. That was so wrong the SAS should have taken him out.
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Re: the young don't have the skills

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But it wasn't forcing a window or snapping a Euro lock in a conservatory door.

Euro lock snapping - Avocet ABS retro fit barrel will sort that issue  Wink