The Automobile Club of Southern California this week issued a warning about a possible spike in gasoline theft as prices skyrocket to record highs daily.
The average price per gallon of regular in California climbed to a record $5.72 Friday — jumping up from $5.07 just a week ago, according to AAA.
In the Los Angeles- Long Beach area, gas prices reached a record $5.80 per gallon. Some area gas stations are even charging over $7 for a gallon of gas.
These high prices are triggering concerns over gas theft.
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How much does gas cost in your area? In northern Tarrant County (DFW area), we’re seeing $3.99 – $4.09 as of March 14, 2022.