Archbold police officers discovered a homeless man living in the alley in the 300 block of West Barre Road about 7:58 pm, Friday, Nov. 23.
Sauder Security called police, advising officers of a suspicious person in the alley near D&G Welding, east of the 700 block of West Street.
An APD officer spoke to the person, who said he was homeless and was living in the alley. There were no indications of criminal activity.
He was advised if the property owner, Sauder Woodworking, asked him to leave, he must go.
The man said he understood.