POLICE evacuated 20 homes in the Chestnut Avenue area of Acton, Wrexham, early this morning while they dealt with an incident at one of the addresses.

Officers were called just after 1.20am and set up a 50-metre cordon around the property involved.

Occupants of 20 houses within the cordon were then evacuated for an hour.

Police say one man was arrested during the incident and is helping officers with their enquiries.

North Wales Police have thanked local people for their patience during the incident.