Bed Bugs Disturbing a Family While the Apartment Owner Does Nothing
WHPtv.com (Harrisburg, PA)
Monday, July 9, 2012
It's supposed to be an old saying for putting kids to bed, "good
night, sleep tight and don't let the bedbugs bite."
But a Dauphin County mother says it's a nightmare-turned-real in
her apartment. A nightmare that is making her family
The mom we spoke to says her four kids are covered in bites from
bed bugs and she says she can't seem to get any help with the
"It's been attacking my kids," cited mother Erica Patillo.
Patillo moved to the apartment building with her kids back in
December. Shortly after, she and her fiancé realized there was a
serious problem with pests.
Recognizing the insects were bedbugs, the couple says they reached
out for help.
"She's called the property management company, but we've heard
nothing yet," stated Antwuan Law-Cobb.
While they wait, saying they've seen no changes in the building,
they say the problem is only getting worse. That is not helping
them feel better, or their kids.
CBS 21 News spoken to the property manager who says they just
recently received a complaint about the bugs and they have already
signed a contract to have them exterminated.