Skip to main content

Crime Alert – Arson – North Stewart Ave. Bridge – September 18, 2019

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Cornell University Police and Cornell Environmental Health and Safety responded to the North Stewart Ave. Bridge, 898 Stewart Ave., City of Ithaca, for a report of a Lime bicycle on fire. The fire was extinguished by first responders. No one was injured. The fire caused minor damage to the bicycle. It appears the fire was started intentionally. Cornell Police canvassed the area. There is no suspect description at this time. During the overnight hours, the Ithaca City Police Department also responded to multiple Lime bicycle fires that appear to have been set intentionally. The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to call Cornell Police at (607)255-1111 or the Ithaca Police Department at (607)272-3245.