However, a spokesman for KFC at the Yarm Road Retail in Darlington said that while the other store in town in North Road was closed, they remained open.
"We won't compromise on quality, so several of our restaurants in the United Kingdom are either close, have a reduced menu or shortened hours over the weekend".
"Shout out to our restaurant teams who are working flat out to get us back up and running again".
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Fried chicken fans in the United Kingdom have been left confused after several KFC restaurants were forced to close due to running out of chicken.
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He said: "All I can say is that unfortunately we've had a delivery problem, so we're closed".
In Plymouth, a worker confirmed that the Crownhill KFC had shut while another employee the issue was affecting KFCs "all over the city".
The Manchester Evening News reports restaurants are placing the blame on delivery problems, with one location putting up a sign that said "hiccups" in the delivery process had forced the closure.
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