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.

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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.

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“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.

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