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Thu April 10, 2014
Rat Shakes Up New York Subway Commuters
Originally published on Thu April 10, 2014 7:54 am
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm David Greene.
Maybe you remember that 2006 film Snakes on a Plane. Well, today we bring you rats on a train. New Yorkers pride themselves on being pretty tough. But one morning this week, commuters could not keep their cool when a rat joined them in their subway car. A YouTube video of the incident shows the riders screaming, sobbing, and jumping up onto their seats, just as the train conductor comes over the loudspeaker and tells them to have a safe day.
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