Checkout Systems Glitch Causes Lines at Target Sunday

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    One North Texan took to Twitter to complain about Target's checkout system glitch that had customers standing in long lines Sunday night. (Published Monday, Jun 16, 2014)

    Target says it has fixed a glitch that caused delays at checkout stands at some of its North Texas stores as well as stores across the country Sunday.

    Many customers took to Twitter to complain about the long lines.

    Katoiya K. Bell posted this photo of issues at a Fort Worth store Sunday night:

    Target responded right away via Twitter:

    The company said it identified the source of the glitch and that it was not a security-related issue.

    Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder released the following statement:

    "Target has identified an issue impacting checkout at some of our U.S. stores. The glitch is causing delays at some checkouts, but is not in any way related to a security issue. We apologize to anyone impacted, and we are working with guests in stores where the issue has not yet been resolved to accommodate their needs. We will provide updates as they are available."

    In December, Target announced it was the victim of a cyber attack that resulted in the theft of at least 40 million payment card numbers and 70 million other pieces of customer data.