'The floor was almost alive': Video shows rats swarming down alley in Newcastle's Bigg Market
This is the hair-raising moment that between 20 and 40 rats swarm a city centre street.
The rodents were scurrying through Bigg Market in the heart of Newcastle on Tuesday morning.
They were filmed by Mick Triplow, who says that while seeing rats is a regular occurrence, this time 'the floor was almost alive'.
The video begins with several rats searching the pavement and road close to Ameens takeaway, ChronicleLive reports.
Mick takes a few steps towards the creatures. Sensing danger, the rats being making their escape under a locked gate next to Falafel Express.
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