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Discovery Of Cockroaches Forces Greyhound Bus To Stop In Atlantic County

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(File Photo - Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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By Kim Glovas

PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. (CBS) – A Greyhound bus enroute from Atlantic City to New York was forced to pull over Friday after the discovery of cockroaches.

The Greyhound bus started its journey at about 10 a.m. from Atlantic City and was scheduled to arrive in New York at about 12:30 p.m.

However, the bus was forced to stop in Port Republic (Atlantic County) at about 11 a.m. after passengers reported seeing a cockroach infestation inside the bus.

Greyhound immediately sent a second bus to pick up the 48 passengers on board and they continued their travel into New York.

A Greyhound spokesperson released a statement that read in part: “We apologize for this inconvenience. Currently, our team is investigating the situation and working to determine its cause.”

The spokesperson said all 48 passengers on the bus were given full refunds.

An investigation is underway by Greyhound to determine how this happened.

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