Skip to comments.Moment Bronx man, 33, falls 15ft through sidewalk 'sinkhole' and is 'swarmed by so many rats he couldn't yell for help for fear they would crawl in his mouth'
Posted on 10/27/2020 12:19:47 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
Leonard Shoulders, 33, had been waiting on a bus at 3rd Avenue across from Saint Barnabas Hospital on Saturday when the sidewalk caved in Surveillance footage shows him falling into the dark hole Shoulders was unable to get out of the hole for more than 30 minutes He refused to scream because there were rats in the pit, worried they would crawl into his mouth
Surveillance footage shows the moment that Shoulders falls into the sidewalk, trying to hold on and ultimately plummet 12 to 15ft.
'The Full Vacate Order is still in effect, and a construction fence has been erected around the building in the interest of public safety.'
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There are a lot of RATs around me too. Very disturbing. There are always lots of RATs around when you live or work near a University.
Ben, youre always running here and there.
You feel youre not wanted anywhere.
Except in New York City.
Note the Dunkin Donuts store next door ..
NYC rats can tunnel through anything except the hardest bedrock and steel.
You might see a street that looks brand new on top but actually completely empty below from rats tunneling.
Lots of mean nasty big rats in New York, especially on the subway tracks. They even climb into the subway trains every now and again.
I would think that many rats served as a cushion.
I think we need our cities to encourage their rat populations to make sudden sinkholes safer.
He should make a pretty penny in his lawsuit against the city.
I have a little fluffy dog who’s half Lhasa Apso and half Shitzu. He will attack rats and shake them to death................
I hate when the ground swallows me up and rats swarm me.
You got rats on the West Side, bedbugs Uptown.
Not a pleasant image does this create for me, and most likely many others.
Great. Can I borrow him for when I go to my brother-in-law’s Xmas party?
typical behavior from rats
destroying everything in sight...and out of sight
Did they rescue him!!?
Where the rats thinking “OK our take out order is here”
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