Rats are a time honoured issue within England and a recent story highlighted the fact this issue could actually be escalating rather receding.
Reported rat sightings in a seaside resort have leapt 50% – 206 to 304 – in the past year since the town hall scrapped a free pest control service for homes
A pack of huge rats surrounded a group of screaming children at a playground. Mums rushed in to rescue the youngsters, aged two to six, from up to 15 rodents who had been flushed out of nearby bushes by a dog.
Witness Joan Simpson said: “Everyone was petrified. The rats seemed to be going straight at the children.
“There was a lot of screaming and three had to be rescued from the top of the slide.” Another local Brian Battershill added: “The rats were huge and all over the kids.”
He said the nearby Regent’s Park estate in Camden, North London, was “plagued” by vermin.A council spokesman said sewer pipes were being repaired to tackle the problem.
Meanwhile reported rat sightings in a seaside resort have leapt 50% – 206 to 304 – in the past year since the town hall scrapped a free pest control service for homes.
Residents in Newquay, Cornwall, claim the rodents are also getting bigger. One said: “The rats are massive. Cats here would think twice about going for one.”
For the full story please click on the following link – http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/gang-rats-gangs-up-terrified-3532703#ixzz33fhC0xTV
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