You might of heard of these nasty little critters; their bite packs a punch, similar to that of a bee sting at least and has, in many cases, lead to nasty scarring and even amputations.
The south east of the UK is becoming particularly infested with the spiders making their nests throughout homes in Kent. We've found that as many as 3 out of 5 roofs that we work on home the 5p-sized nippers and from the info we've managed to find on them we'd suggest home owners with children or elderly residents be particularly prudent!!
Find out what the Daily Mirror thinks of them here .