A POWER cut is affecting homes in a Poole neighbourhood.

It is believed 63 properties in and around Richmond Road are without power.

Engineers are currently working to resolve the issue and it is hoped that power will be restored by 3.30am.

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN)posted on Twitter: "We're sorry for the power cut affecting Richmond Road and the surrounding areas of Poole.

"Our engineers are working to resolve the fault and aiming to have supplies restored by 3.30am."

A SSEN spokesperson said: "There is a fault on Richmond Road, which is affecting 63 customers. We have asked the team to resolve the fault.

"We have an expected resolution of 3.30am at the latests.

"We would liek to apologise to any customers who are experiencing a power cut."