Coronavirus: Virginia restaurant giving people older than 60 free roll of toilet paper

ROANOKE, Va. — Buying panic because of the coronavirus has caused plenty of concern among shoppers, particularly elderly consumers who are finding it difficult to find paper goods.

Owners of a Virginia restaurant have decided to step in and help.

In a gracious move -- and a savvy marketing ploy -- Las Tapatias Mexican Kitchen in Roanoke will give away one free roll of toilet paper to anyone over 60 years old beginning Tuesday, WSLS reported.

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The restaurant made the announcement on its Facebook page, adding that the rolls would be handed out with “no questions asked.”

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“It might sound small but in hard times even a small gesture goes a long way,” restaurant officials said on Facebook. “So, please remember to wash your hands and to take care of our elderly!”