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February 21, 2012

Robberies near west campus - Monday February 20, 2012

The Ithaca Police Department is investigating two reported robberies that both occurred at about 9:58p.m. on Monday February 20, 2012.
The first robbery was reported to police as occurring at the intersection of Linn St and University Ave. The victim reports that a white male, about 5'10¿tall, wearing a gray hoodie, displayed a knife and demanded the victim¿s wallet.  The suspect left the scene on foot towards Ithaca City cemetery.
The second robbery was reported to police as occurring in the 100 block of Cornell Ave. The victim reports that they were approached by a white male, 6'4¿ tall, wearing a black coat and a rag on his head, WHO displayed a knife and demanded the victim¿s wallet. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.
A search of the area has not located the suspects. Neither victim was apparently injured according to preliminary reports. The police investigation is continuing. Anyone with information should contact the Ithaca Police Department at (607) 272-9973.

This information posted: 2012-02-20 23:05:10 -0500

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