Long Beach Police warned residents Friday about a scheduled ‘Bash Mob’ but the violent act did not materialize. A ‘Bash Mob’ involves upwards of 100 people — usually teens who organize on social media — who run through the streets attacking and assaulting people, stealing property, committing petty crimes and acts of vandalism. Suraya Fadel reports.
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Police across Southern California are beefing up patrols following Wednesday night’s crime spree in Hollywood. Approximately 40 people had gathered in the area near Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue around 9 p.m., knocking people down and taking their cell phones. Merchandise and cash registers were stolen from local businesses and windows broken throughout the neighborhood.