Police seeking public's help after man reported with weapon in Perth-Andover

The West District RCMP needs help identifying a man who possibly had a weapon in Perth-Andover.

Officers responded around 7:30 p.m. Friday to reports of a man with what appeared to be a gun on the trail near Grierson Street.

Police say they searched the area and people attending an event at the Royal Canadian Legion nearby were asked to stay inside, but they did not locate the suspect.

He is described as being short and bald, and was wearing jeans with a grey T-shirt wrapped around his arm and appeared to have several tattoos.

RCMP say he was last seen running into a wooded area near Legion Street.

Anyone with information about the incident or who may have seen the suspect is asked to contact the West District RCMP or call Crime Stoppers.