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Bedbug Problem Closes Building at John Jay College, Postponing Classes

John Jay College of Criminal Justice shut down one of its buildings on Thursday because of bedbugs.

The college said it hoped to reopen the building, at 445 West 59th Street, by Monday morning after it is treated by an extermination service. Meanwhile, all classes in the building, North Hall, were postponed and rescheduled.

“The college is taking it seriously and moving as quickly as possible to treat the building,” said Jim Grossman, a spokesman for John Jay. John Jay is calling the situation a bedbug “condition.” Mr. Grossman said, “Infestation is when you can see them swarming.”

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