Crowds of teens no longer hanging around Detroit gas station - Fox 2 News Headlines

Crowds of teens no longer hanging around Detroit gas station

Posted: Updated:

DETROIT -- A Detroit gas station was being taken over by teenagers, but since our story aired, they're all gone.  Now the customers are coming back.

Surveillance cameras at the gas station captured crowds of young men treating the store like a clubhouse.  Some could be seen smoking.  Another even spit into the sink.

The crowds of teens were so out of control that people who lived nearby didn't even want to stop there.

The story went viral and struck a nerve with people across the country.  So we decided to stop back by the station to check things out.  It appears ending up on the news was enough to end the party.

"Nobody's hanging out (anymore) in the gas station.  It's been a lot better," said a clerk.

He also said Detroit Police have been keeping a close eye on the station and because the crowds are gone, the customers are coming back.

"We just want to thank the police for their help and you guys for what you guys did," the clerk said.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • WATCH: Fox 2's Rich Luterman take the Ice Bucket Challenge

    WATCH: Fox 2's Rich Luterman take the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:58:51 GMT
    Fox 2 Weather Authority Rich Luterman took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, after receiving challenges by a couple friends, including Monica Gayle.Watch Rich take the challenge with the assistance of his children and see who he issues the challenge to.
    Fox 2 Weather Authority Rich Luterman took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, after receiving challenges by a couple friends, including Monica Gayle.Watch Rich take the challenge with the assistance of his children and see who he issues the challenge to.
  • VP Joe Biden speaks in Detroit on Labor Day

    VP Joe Biden speaks in Detroit on Labor Day

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:18:46 GMT
    This is the second time vice president Joe Biden has been in Detroit on Labor Day in the past three years.
    This is the second time vice president Joe Biden has been in Detroit on Labor Day in the past three years.
  • RECALL: Kraft American Singles Cheese Slices

    RECALL: Kraft American Singles Cheese Slices

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:05:15 GMT
    Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
    Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

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