Walmart Store Has No Room For Veterans On Memorial Day Weekend

A scheduling snafu at a North Carolina Walmart led to the police being called to ask a group of veterans to leave the store on Sunday.

Members of a local VFW say they had been told that arrangements had been made to allow them to hand out poppies in observance of Memorial Day, but Walmart says it had already booked the spot out in front of the store for another group.

And store policy only allows for one group to solicit outside a store at a time. The local news report does not explain why police needed to be called to resolve the situation.

Walmart says it will work with the VFW to find another weekend for the group.

Walmart employees force vets to leave the store [WECT.com]