ABC 6 reported on Sunday, that, in an incident, that happened Saturday evening, at the Wawa store on Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia, a mob ransacked the store, causing damage inside the building. Philadelphia law enforcement is investigating the violation of the store, where reportedly 100 juveniles were seen causing the disturbance.
Apparently, video footage showed the group walking through the aisles, as several items flew through the air. A woman was seen standing above everyone else, in the distance, and appeared to be twerking with her arms raised as those below her looked on. With items strewn all over the floor, basically, the store was left trashed, as the group gathered in the parking lot outside.
When it comes to shopping at that location, a resident told ABC 6 news, that she feels hesitant to do so saying that-
“Sometimes I’m afraid to stop, it’s a shame.”-Neighbor, Who Is Fearful To Go There
Kaitlyn Holtzman, a former employee, also expressed her frustration, telling the news outlet-
“I was angry. I was very upset because being in the shoes of those employees, I know just how terrifying it is and how like frustrating it is having to clean up after that as well.”- Kaitlyn Holtzman, Former Employee
According to Breitbart News, recently Senate conservatives, urged President Joe Biden to combat the nation’s violent crime wave, by deploying every available resource to cities across the country, In their letter, Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Bill Hagerty (R-TN) requested Biden to use those resources to fight the high rates of homicides and assaults.
The outlet continued -
“Rampant crime is not inevitable — tough law enforcement can stop it,” Blackburn and Hagerty write. “But that requires a commitment to law enforcement.”…
“Blackburn and Hagerty urge Biden to open federal grant programs through the Justice Department that would go directly to law enforcement units fighting violent crime along with reviving former President Trump’s “Operation Legend” program, which deployed federal officers to cities to assist in violent crime arrests and investigations.”-Breitbart News
Philadelphia, as it turns out, in a recent report from the Philadelphia Inquirer, is by far, not a safe place, any longer to reside in, with the report indicating that approximately eight people, on average, were shot every day in the Democratically controlled city. These shootings occurred during the time period, between Memorial Day and Labor Day of this year. As far back as January, however, Breitbart News reported, that the city had set an annual homicide record of 562 homicides last year. Not the city of “brotherly love” it would seem any longer.
That looting, is now seemingly common place, after the 2021 riots across this nation, is a tragedy. Moreover, that homicides are at an all time high in these Democratically run cities is also very telling. It remains to be seen if Biden will do as Senators Blackburn and Hagerty requested. It would be to these cities benefit, but then Biden and his administration would have to admit that their policy of being soft on criminals, with less prosecutions and fewer law enforcement numbers-simply does not work. Sadly, Philadelphia is not the only city with such a bad record currently.
One blogger added their insight-
“Philadelphia Inquirer, 7/13/22: Center City Starbucks is closing due to safety concerns -“Starbucks has announced it will close its store at 10th and Chestnut … The store is located on the ground floor of the historic Victory Building, and police said they responded to 21 “calls for service” at the building’s address in the last year” and “The 10th and Chestnut Starbucks installed blue light bulbs in the bathroom designed to deter intravenous drug users. The lights would make veins less visible”-Rittenhousecpa, Breitbart Blogger
“status quo, you know, is Latin for “the mess we’re in”-Ronald Reagan