Cinema City Movies 12 in northeast Edmonton had to close down two of its auditoriums Friday, after reports of bedbugs.
A cell phone video, posted on social media, shows bed bugs crawling across the cushions of a movie theatre seat.
WARNING: Video (credit to Priscilla Bolan) contains explicit language.
An exterminator was brought in to take a look at auditoriums 4 and 5.
VP of Communications for Cineplex Entertainment, Pat Marshall tells Global News, the exterminator didn’t find any bugs, but they will still fumigate.
“The age of a theatre doesn’t impact its cleanliness and it doesn’t impact what we do as operators,” says Marshall. “What we did do was have a face to face conversation with the guests. They advised us of the situation, and we immediately responded.”
The other 10 auditoriums are still open and showing movies. Rooms 4 and 5 will reopen on Monday. tl/GlobalNewsEdmonton