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Ithaca Man Arrested After Domestic Incident and Chase

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Early on Wednesday, Ithaca Police arrested Takiem T. Foat after he tried to break into a W. Clinton Street home. The victim reported Foat smashed a window with a handgun. Foat fled when the victim called 911.

While officers were on the scene, they saw Foat driving by and attempted to stop him. He fled, eventually crashing through a fence between First Street and North Meadow Street. Foat was taken into custody and faces several charges, including Attempted Burglary, Criminal Mischief, and Reckless Driving.

Multiple agencies, including the Cornell University Police and Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, assisted in the arrest. The investigation continues, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Ithaca Police Department.