Roanoke Target, Walmart, other Valley View stores closed Sunday amid weekend protests

Published: May. 31, 2020 at 2:45 PM EDT
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The following Walmarts closed Sunday at 5 p.m. as a precautionary safety measure amidst the weekend protests:

-5350 Clearbrook Village Ln, Roanoke

-4524 Challenger Ave NE, Roanoke

Roanoke County Police are at each location. According to the department, after hearing rumors of other demonstrations following

, they made the decision to station officers on site.


Target's Valley View Blvd. location is closed until 8 a.m. Monday, June 1 following


The retailer posted signs along its windows and moved cases of water, kitty litter and carts to the front of the doorways.

The Walmart at 4807 Valley View Blvd. is also closed and will reopen Monday, June 1 at 7 a.m.

Other closings Sunday include Shoe Carnival, Best Buy and Staples, all within the same shopping center. As of 3 p.m., PetsMart was the only business open in this particular Valley View shopping center.

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