South West Wales

Pontardawe pub evacuated over World War One bomb

Police at Herbert Street Image copyright Gethin Williams

Homes have been evacuated in a Neath Port Talbot town after a World War One device was found.

South Wales Police cordoned off Herbert Street, Pontardawe, at about 19:30 GMT after the device was brought into the Pink Geranium pub before being taken outside.

The Army's explosive ordnance disposal team has been called to make the device safe.

The public has been asked to stay away from the area.