February 8, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Wawa Closes Several Stores in Crime-Ridden Philadelphia Over Safety Reasons

Wawa officially closed two of its locations in Philadelphia permanently because of safety concerns amid an uptick in crime in the city, the company announced.
In a statement to FOX29, the popular Pennsylvania-headquartered chain of gas and convenience stores said two Center City neighborhood stores located at 12th and Market and 19th and Market will close for good.
“We are very sorry we can’t be there for our friends and neighbors at these two locations, but we continue to serve the community from our other nearby stores, and our commitment to the greater region remains strong,” Wawa said. “Philadelphia is our hometown, and that’s something that will never change.”…
Source: The Epoch Times