Online video shows scurrying rat scaring NYC commuters
Commuters lift their legs on a New York City subway train as a rat scurries past. (Youtube)
The Associated Press
Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:57PM EDT
NEW YORK - Turns out, New Yorkers are just as wimpy as anyone else.
A subway train was leaving the station in lower Manhattan on Monday when someone shouted, "Rat on the train!"
A commuter started recording the ensuing panic on his cellphone.
Jinais Ponnampadikkal Kader's shows people screaming as a large rat runs from side to side. Many stood on the subway seats.
The chaos ends when the train reaches the next station in Brooklyn.
The 28-year-old Kader is a software developer who lives in Harrison, New Jersey