Police are warning motorists and pedestrians to avoid a road in Abergavenny due to a gas leak.

Chapel Road was closed at around 2.50pm this afternoon, where safety cordons are now in place.

The road has been closed as a precaution and officers are in attendance to support with traffic management.

Gwent Police has said that the road is likely to be closed "for hours".

The police force has asked the public to avoid the area if possible and find an alternative route.