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Burglars escape on a moped with safe full of gold

Burglars have made off on the back of a moped carrying a safe containing £2,000 worth of jewellery. The silver moped made off from a property in Park Road in Beckenham on 28th July. The safe contained Indian 24ct gold necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

Safe seen on the back of the moped in Park Road, Beckenham Credit: Met Police

DS Stuart Roberts, of the Burglary Squad said:

"I am appealing for anyone who was in the area of Park Road, Beckenham at around 1130hrs on 28 July and saw two men carrying a box or safe away from an address. "If you saw anything, please contact the Burglary Squad at Bromley on 0208 284 9967."

The safe was carried on a seat between the two men Credit: Met Police

The generation fighting unemployment

There's been another jump in youth unemployment in London as an entire generation struggles to find a job.

Today's figures show the number of 16 to 24-years-olds out of work in the capital is stubbornly high, and at the highest level since 1993. Luke Hanrahan has been to meet the young people who've discovered that having a qualification gives no guarantee of work.

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Teens create website to tackle youth unemployment

The website provides information on local job opportunities, work experience and volunteering. Credit: YouthDirect.org.uk

Two teenagers from Beckenham have created a social media site which they hope will help to combat youth unemployment.

YouthDirect.org.uk provides information on local job opportunities, work experience and volunteering.

It's the brainchild of 18-year-olds Eduard Payne and Rasheed Rollins.

Eduard Payne and Rasheed Rollins are also keen musicians. Credit: ITN