NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new viral star of the rodent variety is in the making.
A video clip shows a rat trying to walk the wrong way down an escalator at Penn Station.READ MORE: New York City Public Schools To Increase COVID Testing, Relax Quarantine Rules
The video was shot by Sam Mazur, who told Gothamist he spotted the rat just before 9 a.m. near the Seventh Avenue Penn Station entrance and exit.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
Mazur told Gothamist the rat “caused a bit of commotion” as people dodged the determined rodent.MORE NEWS: Stocks Slump As Investors Fret About Fed And China's Evergrande Group
The video cuts off just after 12 seconds, so it is not clear how long the rat tried to go down the “up” escalator.