ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

Police in Allentown say they have found 16 pit bulls inside a home living in "deplorable conditions."

The dogs were found inside the home in the 800 block of South Fillmore.

Police tell 69 News that the dogs were found in cages.

The pit bulls were not being used for fighting, police said.

The animals were taken into custody.

No charges have been filed yet.