Pro skateboarders cause Southern California mall frenzy, cops shut it down

DOWNEY - A Southern California mall was shut down Saturday as police attempted to calm a crowd of 2,000 teenagers arriving to see two professional skateboarders scheduled to appear at a local clothing store, reports CBS LA.

Stonewood Center shopping mall in Downey, about 10 miles from Los Angeles, was swarmed with fans of professional skateboarders Steven Fernandez, 15, and Keelan Dadd, 27. Downey police say hundreds converged inside the shopping center while thousands formed a line outside its doors, reports the station.