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50 SoCal Malls Ranked For Auto Theft, Break-Ins

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Like the bears in Yosemite, shopping center thieves in Los Angeles are especially prolific in their pursuit of stealing goodies from your car. Sometimes they steal the car itself. With this phenomenon on the rise at holiday time, CBS ranked 50 malls and shopping centers in Southern California for vehicle thefts and burglaries.

The winner: Westfield Shopping Town in West Covina with 91 automobiles stolen over the past 13 months. Stonewood Center in Downey came in second with 83 stolen cars followed by Los Cerritos Mall with 76.