Cornell University Police learned this morning of a robbery being investigated by the Ithaca Police department. The robbery occurred at 11:18 p.m. on May 5, 2017 off campus in the area of Schuyler Place and East Buffalo Street.
The Ithaca Police Department has released the following information about this incident:
"The male victim reported that he was approached by four black males wearing hoodie style sweatshirts and jeans. The victim reports being shoved to the ground, punched and kicked in the head and body while on the ground. The victim gave one of the males cash from his pocket and the suspects left the area heading South on Schuyler Place toward E State Street."
"The suspects are reported to be 4 black males, all between 5¿11¿-6¿2¿ tall, one wearing a red hoodie style sweatshirt, one wearing a white hoodie style sweatshirt, one wearing a dark color hoodie style sweatshirt, and the fourth an unknown color hoodie style sweatshirt. All were reported to be wearing jeans. Approximately $85.00 in cash was taken and the victim sustained minor injuries and was subsequently transported by Bangs to a local medical center for care of his injuries."
If you have any information of this incident, please contact the Ithaca Police Department on the Crime Stopper Tip line 607-697-0333.