Huge rat spotted in broad daylight near Doncaster's Mansion House

A huge rat has been spotted in broad daylight just yards from Doncaster’s Mansion House.

Friday, 25th September 2020, 12:34 pm
Updated Friday, 25th September 2020, 12:34 pm

The rodent was spotted at the junction of Priory Place and High Street last night by a stunned shopper.

The woman, who declined to be named, said: “It was just sat there, bold as anything in the middle of the street.

"It looked pretty big with a long tail and didn’t even move when I got close to it.

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The rat was spotted in High Street.

"It didn't seem bothered that there were people around.”

The rat was spotted outside the TSB bank near to Doncaster’s Tourist Information Office at around 6.30pm.

Doncaster Council has a team of pest control operatives to treat rat infestations in and around homes in the town.

Anyone wanting to report issues with rats or other forms of pests can contact the council on 01302 736000 (Mon-Fri, 8:30am – 5:00pm).

Alternatively, you can visit the website for further details HERE