POLICE in Nantwich are urging the owner of a horse to come forward after it was found trotting along one of the town's A roads.

Cheshire Police tweeted on Sunday evening that the horse was on the A534 in Faddiley, near Nantwich.

The tweet said: "Officers have located loose horse on the A534, Faddiley nr Nantwich If you know who the horse belongs to please contact on 101 inc 715 12/02."

Replying to a fellow Twitter user the force's account added it was a 'large, brown horse'.