Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Two Philadelphia residents were charged with simple assault.
Two Bala Cynwyd 7-Eleven clerks, a husband and wife, were beaten by two customers early Saturday morning after a disagreement over a piece of beef jerky, Lower Merion police said Monday afternoon. A 56-year-old Philadelphia man and a 33-year-old Philadelphia woman were both charged with simple assault. The two clerks were treated at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. About 3:25 a.m. Saturday at the City Avenue convenience store, police said, the female customer argued with clerks over beef jerky she was going to buy. The customers told police they were attacked by the clerks, but the clerks said the opposite, an account that witnesses corroborated. The female customer threw the jerky at one clerk's head, then both customers …
Monday, September 10, 2012
The Bala Cynwyd store was held up at gunpoint Sept. 1.
Police have released a still shot from surveillance video that shows a person robbing the 7-Eleven on City Avenue Sept. 1. The man pointed his gun at the clerk until he was given money from the cash register, then fled toward Oakland Terrace, police said. He was described as a 5-foot-10-inch black man in his 20s, wearing a dark hoodie and white Chuck Taylors. The store was also robbed Aug. 28, but it is unclear whether the two crimes are connected. Anyone with information about either robbery is asked to call Lower Merion police at 610-649-1000.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
A total of $300 was taken from the cash register.
The 7-Eleven convenience store on City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd was robbed twice in five days last week, Lower Merion police told news media Tuesday afternoon. The first incident happened about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28. A thin, light-skinned black man with a bandana over his face walked into the store and demanded money from the cashier, police said. The cashier opened the register, and the robber took about $200, then fled to Oakland Terrace. No weapon was seen, police said. In the second incident, a man with a handgun entered the store about 3:10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, police said. The man—described only as a black man in a gray or black sweatshirt—pointed the gun at the clerk and demanded money, police said. The clerk handed over about…
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Enjoy a free Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in celebration of 7-Eleven's 85th birthday.
In celebration of 7-Eleven's 85th birthday (the first 7-Eleven store opened in 1927) on Wednesday, you can enjoy a free Slurpee from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at various 7-Eleven stores. (Bala Cynwyd's 7-Eleven is on City Avenue.) Each customer receives one 7.11-ounce Slurpee at no cost and receives two rewards points. Rewards points can be redeemed here for downloadable 7-Eleven wallpapers, games, and more. There is one 7-Eleven located in Bryn Mawr on 969 Glenbrook Ave. An employee at the Bryn Mawr 7-Eleven confirmed with Patch that free Slurpees would indeed be given out all day on Wednesday. For more store locations, click here. One local event app, timeRAZOR, charted all participating stores so people can know where specifically they get get …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
7 Eleven stores will be giving away frozen treats.
What's frozen, sweet and 7.11 ounces of fun? Why, a Slurpee, of course. And, Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 7-Eleven's signature slush will be free for all to enjoy. You can find a 7-Eleven nearby: