Police have provided new information on the pursuit that began in Schuyler County and ended without suspects in custody on Elmira Road in Ithaca.
According to IPD around 9:12 a.m. on Sunday they received notification that a deputy with the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office was in pursuit of a vehicle that was failing to yield.
It was reported that the fleeing vehicle would likely enter the city of Ithaca.
Officers with IPD assisted in clearing traffic out of the way from Elmira Road to Seneca and Meadow streets to allow for safe passage through the city.
The pursuit entered the city and was terminated out of concerns for safety of motorists in the area.
The suspect vehicle was located, abandoned in the area of West State Street and Bindley Street. The person who was inside the vehicle was described as a white male, with dark hair, a full beard, and wearing all dark clothing
He’s believed to have fled the area on foot.
Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call 607-272-3245.
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