The Ithaca Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place around 1:30 p.m. in the 200 block of West Seneca St. on Sunday.
According to police, it was reported that a victim was walking into an apartment building on North Albany St. when they were approached by a male suspect displaying a knife.
The suspect held the victim at knifepoint, demanded money and property- then left the area on foot.
The victim was not injured in the incident.
It was reported that there was a second victim who had property stolen at knifepoint. It’s believed that at least one of the victims was not targeted randomly.
The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s, approximately 6’5″ tall, wearing black pants, a black hooded sweatshirt, and a black face mask.
Officers on scene canvassed for additional witnesses and checked the area for video surveillance footage.
The investigation is active and anyone with information about the two incidents is asked to call 607-272-3245.
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