Merced Ross Closed their doors unexpectedly today.
It happened at approximately 11:00 a.m., shoppers were told to stop their shopping and to evacuate the store immediately.
Several shoppers asked employees why they had to evacuate the store, but employees did not give an answer according to one of the shoppers who messaged Merced Gateway News.
Merced Gateway News made several phone call attempts to the store to speak to a store manager, but the phone kept going unanswered.
A sign at the door read “Sorry We’re Closed” and in Spanish “Cerrado”, no employees were seen inside store.
At this time it’s unknown if the closure is due to the protests taking place nationwide, no further information was immediately available.