News Now: Smash-and-grab, ‘flash mob’ thieves hit California stores

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SAN DIEGO — More smash-and-grab or “flash mob” thieves have rushed California stores and made off with arms full of merchandise over the holiday weekend. How San Diego police say they’re preparing for anything similar at home.

We’ll also take a look at San Diego’s weather forecast: Unusually warm temperatures for this time of year, adding to very dry conditions that have officials on alert for wildfires.

Plus: An extremely busy day of holiday travel — when AAA says you should avoid the roads. We’ll also look at the final day of Comic-Con Special Edition and a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a Great White Shark.


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