LODI (CBS SF) — A movie theater in Lodi reopened Thursday after a bed bug infestation shut it down.
Two girls who went to the theater woke up covered in painful bed bug bites last Friday.READ MORE: Prosecutor: Suspect Killed Kristin Smart During Attempted Rape At Cal Poly Dorm, Father Helped Hide Body
The pests were found in the theater’s seats, forcing the closure.
Patrons showed up for a matinee Thursday to support the theater after exterminators said it was safe to reopen.READ MORE: President Biden Announces Withdrawal Of All U.S. Troops From Afghanistan by 9/11
“It’s alright, I’ll do it. But, they said it’s okay to reopen, so hopefully it is,” Tara Crane said.
Theater management says they will have regular inspections to make sure the bugs don’t come back.MORE NEWS: COVID Reopening: San Francisco Details Protocols for Resuming Live Indoor Events