Bed bugs dumped in city hall

Augusta, Maine's City Center shut down after angry man dumps cup of live bed bugs on counter.

(WCSH) City Center in Augusta, Maine reopened Monday after a man dumped a cup full of bed bugs in the General Assistance office last week.

The Director of Development Services, Matt Nazar, says a man came into the office Friday morning asking for help with a bed bug problem. When staff said he didn’t qualify for assistance, the man left, then returned to office later that afternoon with a cup containing more than 100 bed bugs.

They say he dumped the bugs out on the counter, scattering them everywhere.

Staff members tried their best to contain the bugs, but decided to close the entire building in case they spread to other offices.

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