One person was taken into custody after an incident Sunday night in Tompkins County, but police are not releasing much information about it.
On Sunday at approximately 7:30 p.m. the Ithaca Police Department observed a person matching the detailed description of a suspect wanted for various felony-level crimes – including burglary and vehicle theft.
When the officer attempted to stop and identify the person he fled on foot behind houses in the 600 block of West Buffalo Street.
A perimeter was established and officers searched the area. The suspect was located and detained. Police say that the person was not identified and remains a person of interest.
No charges have been filed at this time.
The Ithaca Police Department was assisted by the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police.
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