VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - 10 On Your Side learned that Red Star Tavern in Virginia Beach closed in the midst of debt.
The restaurant tweeted the news about the sudden closing Wednesday afternoon.
The closing comes after the City of Virginia Beach posted a notice on the restaurant's door Wednesday morning saying the business owes more than $43, 000 in taxes, penalties and interest.
Charges have been made in a domestic abuse investigation involving a 74-year-old woman in Elizabeth City.
Witnesses tell WAVY.com the attack of a shopper was the cause of a heavy police presence at the Ross department store at Military Circle in Norfolk Wednesday night.
Drivers traveling between Hatteras Island and the mainland were forced to use an emergency ferry Wednesday, following the sudden closure of the Bonner Bridge Tuesday.