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Governor grants Stoney administration request to impose curfew in City of Richmond

On Sunday, accompanied by members of Richmond City Council, Mayor Stoney announced that Governor Northam has granted his request to impose a curfew in the City of Richmond in response to two nights of protests throughout the city.
The mayor also noted that the governor has indicated the Virginia National Guard is available to the city if required.
“The past two nights, we’ve seen what could have been peaceful protests turn violent and destructive,” said Mayor Stoney. “We’re taking these steps to promote lawful and safe demonstration and protect both people and property.”
The curfew will take effect May 31, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. and last until 6:00 a.m. The curfew will be in effect nightly until further notice. 
When the curfew is in place, people are be instructed not to occupy public space within city limits between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Details will be finalized by the Office of the Governor as the authority imposing the order.