A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a teenager on a train.
On Thursday British Transport Police appealed for information after a 17-year-old girl was assaulted on a train travelling between Cardiff and Treherbert. A 38-year-old man from Pontypridd contacted police and has been arrested in connection with the incident. He has now been released on police bail.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a "serious" collision around 7.05pm on the A4061 Rhigos Road north of Treherbert last night, which resulted in one driver being taken to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, by Air Ambulance.
The incident involved a white Volkswagen Scirocco, which was travelling along Rhigos Road from the direction of Hirwaun towards Treherbert.
The car left the road and plummeted down a steep ravine, leaving the road closed for approximately four hours while police conducted initial investigations.
South Wales Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, or who was in the area at the time and may have seen the car between 3pm and the time of the collision.
South Wales Police say they will not take any action against the owner of a dog that attacked a woman in Treherbert.
The force said that the dog responsible for the attack, which occurred inside the premises, was an American Bull Dog which is not an illegal breed.
In a statement they said that they found a 22 year old woman who had sustained serious but non life threatening wounds to her forearms as a result of an attack by a dog.
The woman owner of the dog, who is well known to the victim of the attack, agreed for the dog to be destroyed and this procedure has taken place.
The woman was taken to Royal Glamorgan Hospital for treatment, but has since been transferred to Morriston Hospital for further specialist treatment.
A 22 year old woman is in hospital with injuries to her arms after being attacked by a bulldog.
South Wales Police say they were called to a home in Baglan Street, Treherbert at 10pm last night.
A spokesman for the force said the owner of the dog had agreed for it to be destroyed.
Police were called to an incident last night where a woman from Treherbert was set upon by what is believed to have been an American Bull Dog.
The 23-year-old sustained injuries to her arms and was taken to Royal Glamorgan Hospital for treatment.
The owner has agreed to have the dog put down.
Police are investigating an arson attack in which a shed containing 150 pigeons was burned to the ground.
Alun Smith called police to his allotment in Blaencwm in the Rhondda Valley following the fire early this morning.
Mr. Smith, who lives nearby, is well known in the pigeon-racing community, and had bred a number of award-winning birds.
South Wales Police are appealing for information after a fire killed 150 pigeons in Treherbert.
It's believed the pigeon sheds were targeted deliberately, and police are treating the incident as arson.
Around 150 of the 300 pigeons being kept at the site died in the fire.
Anyone with information is urged to contact South Wales Police’s non emergency number 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police are investigating after a shed containing 150 prize-winning pigeons was burned to the ground.
The Fire Service was called to the site at Blaencwm in Treherbert at 5am on Wednesday.
Owner Alun Smith, who lives nearby, is well known in the pigeon-racing community, and had bred a number of award-winning birds.
The A4061 Rhigos Mountain Road is closed because of hazardous driving conditions due to snow between Hill Street (Treherbert) and Rhigos Road (Hirwaun).
"We were in there having a prayer meeting on Tuesday, and had the gates open" explained minister Ralph Upton.
"Obviously, people stole it while we were having the prayer meeting".
"It just seemed like a pointless action" says Irene Pearce, a local councillor.
"People have been sad and asking why people would do that. It just doesn't make sense"