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Rat Infestation Sparks Concern In Yonkers Neighborhood

Rats have reportedly been on the loose in some Yonkers neighborhoods.
Rats have reportedly been on the loose in some Yonkers neighborhoods. Photo Credit: Flickr user Brian McQuillian

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Some homeowners in Yonkers have been dealing with some unwanted residents recently in the form of rats and mice in the area.

Some neighborhoods in Yonkers have become overcome with the rascally rodents, which have caused occasional damage to residences and been an eyesore otherwise.

Residents have speculated that the rats in neighborhood is connected to work Con Edison has done in the sewers recently.

According to a News12 report , neighborhoods have been infested for more than a month. Other reports claim that the infestation issues have dated back to last year.

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano could not immediately be reached for comment late on Monday afternoon.

Have rats in your neighborhood? Seen any rodents scamping around? Let us know in the comments section.

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