ELKHORN CITY, Ky. (CBS Local) — A Dollar General store in Kentucky was closed by police this week for allegedly failing to follow proper social distancing measures, authorities said.
Elkhorn City Police Chief Bobby Sexton said officers were present at the Dollar General store in Elkhorn City Monday night.READ MORE: Decades Later, Family Gets Apology From Dallas Police Over Death Of 12-Year-Old Santos Rodriguez
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One worker was cited to court and one customer was going to be cited for not adhering to the guidelines, CBS affiliate WYMT reported.MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting Involving Fight In Irving, Police Say
The police chief added that the department is taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously and doing what it has to in order to keep the community safe and avoid the spread of COVID-19.