North Philadelphia Gas Station Customers Worry After Recent Carj - My9 New Jersey

North Philadelphia Gas Station Customers Worry After Recent Carjacking

Posted: Updated:
Its surveillance video that will force you to think twice the next time you pull-up to a gas station.

Two women--simply trying to fill up the tank get carjacked!

It was a terrifying scene at a local gas station as a female customer found herself being dragged across the parking lot as she desperately held onto her car after a man carjacked her.

“Very lucky it didn't turn out a whole lot worse than it did,” states Capt.. Mark Burgmann.

 “You really can't protect yourself at the gas station if somebody jumps in your car and runs off,” says Exxon Customer, Nikki Williams.

  It started when the suspect approached the car as two women were pumping gas at this Exxon station on Broad Street in North Philly. First, the suspect demanded money, when the driver said she didn't have any, he made his move.

“Our offender pulled the complainant out of the vehicle and took off, “describes Burgmann.

The women refused to give up. As the suspect sped off, the women kept clinging to the car.

Burgmann continues, “the vehicle was moving at a high rate of speed. One woman suffered scrapes and bruises to her knees and arms.”

Customers at the station on Friday were terrified by the thought of the same thing happening to them.

 “It's terrible you don't know what to do you're afraid to come here,” worries another customer.

“Whatever property somebody demands, give it up. It's not worth your life,” advises Capt. Mark Burgmann.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Building Heat Labor Day Weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:15:22 GMT

    The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.

    Temperatures will warm headed into Labor Day.  Saturday is the pick day of the holiday weekend with dry conditions and highs in the low 80s.

    It turns hot and humid by Sunday with sct. shower and thunderstorm chances increasing N&W anytime after 2/3PM.  It should remain dry down the shore all day Saturday and most if not all of Sunday.

    Saturday (82/62): Sun/Clouds

    Sunday (89/70): Clouds/Storm

    Monday (90/74): Clouds/Storm

     

     

  • Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

    Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

    AP ImageAP Image
    The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.
    The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.
  • Video Shows $70K Robbery, Shooting In Supermarket Parking Lot

    Video Shows $70K Robbery, Shooting In Supermarket Parking Lot

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:13:22 GMT

    Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.

    Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.

Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices