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Mumsnet say giant two foot rats in Tooting story is a 'hoax'

Mumsnet claims giant rats in Tooting story is a 'hoax'. Credit: Dean Burr

Mumsnet has told ITV News it believes claims that giant rats were found in south London are a hoax.

Dean Burr, who's a pest controller, said he caught the rats on an estate in Tooting, but Mumsnet in Wandsworth says the same picture also appears in a National Geographic documentary about swamp rats in Louisiana.

Mr Burr appeared on last night's programme to describe the rats he says he saw:

Mr Burr has been approached for comment but is yet to respond to the claims.