Protests temporarily close Walmarts in Jacksonville, Sherwood

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SHERWOOD, Ark. (KARK) – UPDATE: According to a spokesperson with Walmart, the stores are open.

ORIGINAL STORY:

SHERWOOD, Ark.- Walmarts in Sherwood and Jacksonville have closed Sunday amid protests.

Protesters blocked the entrances for the Walmart in Sherwood.

The protesters were chanting “Black Lives Matter”, “Defund the police” and “Defund Walmart”.

There were also counter protesters that went to the Sherwood Walmart.

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