Medicine Hat Police say there will be increased patrols around several problem areas.

Officials say problem homes have been identified in a number of areas in the city.

Those areas include:

• 500 Block of Vista Drive SE
• O Hundred Block of Anson Ave SE
• McCaig Crescent/21 Ave area –
• River Ridge Dr NW
• Rae Cres SE
• 300 Block of 4 St NW
• 1000 Block of Mill St SE
• 300 Block of 4 St SE
• Iris Court

Patrols and Bylaw officers will also continue to monitor some areas for COVID-19 regulations.

The Saamis Teepee continues to be an issue with youths gathering at the site.

As well, a business in the 800 block of 14 Street SW will be monitored for infractions.