A POWER cut is affecting properties in an area of Wrexham. 

Scottish Power says the outage is affecting properties in Johnstown, Ponciau and nearby areas.

A spokesperson for the company said: "We had no advance warning of this and only became aware of it at 8.30am.

"Our control centre will attempt to reset the network remotely to restore power in stages, and our emergency response team are on their way to the area to investigate the cause of the fault.

"Our team will work to get your power back on as quickly and as safely as possible, and we expect the power to be restored by 10.30am.

"We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience."