STEELTON – Police in Dauphin County are investigating an illegal dumping of rats. On Thursday, October 6 at approximately 1:13 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Front Street in Steelton for a complaint of a large amount of rats that were dumped in the area. Officers arrived and discovered individuals trying to collect the domesticated rats. This is an open investigation and any information about the incident is asked to contact Steelton Borough Police at 717-939-9841.