POLICE are investigating a hoax after a suspicious item was left on a car

Dyfed-Powys Police say the item, described as a small but heavy plastic box, was found at Spencer Terrace, in Lower Cwmtwrch, Ystradgynlais, at around 9am on yesterday, Thursday.

As a precaution, officers closed the street, and Heol Abraham, and evacuated nearby houses and a building site.

The item was found not to be dangerous and Ordnance Disposal carried out a small, controlled explosion as a safety measure at around 2.30pm.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information that could help their investigation to contact them by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Quote reference: DPP/0041/01/11/2018/01/C.