Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The incident occurred at the Lord & Taylor on City Avenue.
A 22-year-old Havertown woman was shot with a Taser to her back and shoulder after police said she stole something from Lord & Taylor on City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd on March 1. Police said they found a security guard holding down the woman on a grassy area outside of the store around 6:45 p.m. She apparently refused to comply with the officers’ orders and bit the security guard, said police. The woman was charged with retail theft. Note: This information was provided by the Lower Merion Police Department. Any arrests or charges mentioned do not indicate guilt or conviction.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
It happened early Saturday morning at the store on City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd, according to LMPD.
The Lord & Taylor store on City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd was burglarized early Saturday morning as multiple security alarms were dismissed as probable false alarms, Lower Merion police told news media on Monday. According to LMPD, someone forced open the center door of the upper-level entrance before 5:45 a.m. Saturday. Several people were apparently involved in breaking into display cases and collecting merchandise to take from the store. The store's ADT alarm system had been set at 10:30 p.m. Friday by a departing employee, police said. ADT alerted store security staff that alarms had been triggered in one area at 5:49 a.m., then in several other areas at 5:58 a.m. Both times, police said, security staff told ADT to disregard the alarm …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Two were arrested at the Bala Cynwyd Lord & Taylor.
A Bala Cynwyd Lord & Taylor cashier and customer are both charged with the attempted retail theft of more than $1,500 in merchandise, according to Lower Merion police. About 6:40 p.m. May 30, Drexel Hill resident Ashley Jones, 23, took merchandise to the checkout counter manned by cashier Brandon Blackson, 19, of Philadelphia, police said. Blackson placed the items in a bag without scanning them, filled another bag with cologne and gave both bags to Jones, police said. Store security personnel stopped Jones at the door, and both Jones and Blackson were arrested; the total cost of the items was $1,559.95. Both of them are scheduled for a preliminary hearing at 2 p.m. Thursday in District Court in Penn Valley, each with bail set at $2,500 …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
A Corner Bakery and other retail businesses are in the works in Bala Cynwyd, according to Federal Realty.
Tenants of 10,000 square feet of new retail space next to Lord & Taylor and Chili's at City and Belmont avenues are expected to open in the second quarter of 2012, a representative of property owner Federal Realty told Patch Tuesday. Corner Bakery has already leased 4,000 square feet of the space, Federal Realty marketing director Andrea Simpson said. There is a Corner Bakery in Suburban Square in Ardmore. As for the rest of the building, "we are in conversations with a few potential retailers but are not at a point where we can announce anything officially," Simpson said via email. "The uses for the new construction will be of a similar nature as to what exists at the (Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center) currently."
Monday, January 23, 2012
The following information has been supplied by the Lower Merion Police Department. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
On Monday afternoon, Lower Merion Township police reported to news media the following crimes and incidents from the Narberth-Bala Cynwyd Patch area in the past week: Public intoxication: Police responded to a report of a disoriented man at the cosmetics counter at Lord & Taylor at 6:05 p.m. Jan. 17. Ronald Soffian, 63, of the 2700 block of Belmont Avenue in Philadelphia, was taken to the hospital for treatment and was issued a cited for public drunkenness, police said. Retail theft: Police responded to Lord & Taylor at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 20 after a man stole a $250 Michael Kors watch, police said. Police said Dwayne Gary, 21, of the 2900 block of N. Bambrey Street in Philadelphia, was observed taking the watch and getting on a SEPTA bus. Gary…