02/13/2013 10:14 am ET

15 Cases of Bed Bugs Found in P.S. 69 Jackson Heights Since September

JACKSON HEIGHTS — Bed bugs have been found in 15 classrooms at P.S. 69 in Jackson Heights since September, according to the Department of Education.

The school, which is located at 77-02 37th Ave., has a history of bed bugs, according to parents and reports. At the end of the 2012 school year, for example, an outbreak cost parent Shirley Encarnacion more than $2,000 in extermination fees.

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