Watch Hannah Thomas's report from the scene of a major police operation in Pontypridd this evening.
Police have confirmed they are dealing with an incident in Pontypridd but are not issuing any further details at this stage.
There is a large police presence around the town's rugby club.
The police helicopter has also been deployed and a cordon is in place.
Police officers are manning cordons around Pontypridd rugby club.
Police have been asked to comment.
Residents in Pontypridd say Maesycoed Road is closed due to an ongoing incident.
The police helicopter can also be seen hovering above the town.
Drivers are being urged to avoid Pontypridd town centre due to an ongoing police incident.
The council say there is traffic congestion in the area.
There are reports of a heavy police presence near Pontypridd rugby club.
Residents nearby say the police helicopter is circling above and there is police road block on Maesycoed road.
A 78-year-old man has been found dead at a property in Llanbradach.
Police were called just before 11am today to Church Street.
The ambulance service also attended and the death is currently being treated as unexplained.