RSPCA Cymru inspectors and Gwent Police were called to a Monmouthshire village yesterday after concerns about dog welfare.

A Gwent Police spokeswoman said officers received reports of “dogs running on the road near Little Mill” in the Pontypool area at around 10.44am.

A RSPCA Cymru spokesman said: “RSPCA Cymru officers attended a property in the Little Mill area on Wednesday in relation to concerns about dog welfare.

“We attended this incident with Gwent Police.

“This is an on-going investigation, which the RSPCA continues to work on."

Anyone with any information should call t the RSPCA on 0300 1234 999