Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Rats in Manchester too? Who’dda thunk it?
SWARMS of rats have infested alleyways in Manchester city centre and are gorging on restaurant waste. These shocking pictures, taken just before dawn, show large brown rats scurrying between piles of bin-bags, discarded cardboard boxes and restaurant litter. Pest controllers have seen a 100 per cent increase in call-outs for rat infestations in Manchester city centre in recent years, but council officers say Chinatown has the biggest problem.