Medicine Hat Police are asking the public to help them find a potentially dangerous man.

Police responded to the 900 block of 2nd Street SE Tuesday morning after hearing of a possible armed male in the area.

A search of the area turned up no trace of the suspect and police searched other areas nearby.

Investigators are looking for 39 year old Adam Dawe.

Police say Dawe should be considered armed and potentially dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone seeing the man is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.