The New York Victoria Secret store on Lexington Avenue at 58th Street had to be closed for several hours while a bed bug infestation was eradicated.
The PR department underscored the disgusting find by releasing this statement, “As a proactive measure, we tested our Manhattan stores. When we found small, isolated areas that may have been impacted, we immediately took action to resolve the situation.” No word on if any of the bugs made their way home with customers who purchased the provocative undergarments, however, common sense says they most certainly did.
New York has become a hot bed for the nasty little buggers, recently forcing the extermination of Abercrombie and Fitch and Hollister apparel stores. These city bed bugs seem to fancy the finer locations, congregating in stores and homes located on the plush upper east side of Manhattan.
Bed experts say bed bugs do not carry disease and although they do feast on human flesh, their bite is rarely felt by humans.