Not everyone thinks it will accomplish anything.
“Do they think the music will drive them away like the birds? That’s what they think,” one customer said. “We’ll see. I don’t think it will work.”
Megan Young comes here to pump gas and says she is often confronted by panhandlers.
“Every time I come here I’m asked for money, so I would feel safer if it works,” Young said.
The corporate office at 7-Eleven sent this statement:
"We have received very positive feedback from our customers about the atmosphere created by the music devices piloted in several 7-Eleven stores across the U.S."