Medicine Hat Police are hoping the public can help them identify a suspicious person.

Police received the report on Saturday from a home in the 400 block of 12 Street NE.

A male had been seen a couple of times in the days previous in the rear yard area, and a kitchen knife with a 12 inch blade was found in the driveway.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, mid 20’s, average build, with short dark hair, wearing dark clothing.

Police are asking residents in the area to contact police at 529-8481 if they observe someone suspicious in the area.