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CRIME ALERT- Public Notification

Crime Alert - On March 19, 2020, at approximately 5:00 a.m. the Ithaca Police Department responded to a burglary in the 100 block of Oak Avenue. The complainant reported that at approximately 4:30 a.m. they awoke to find an unknown man in their apartment. When they confronted the suspect he fled out of the residence in an unknown direction. The complainant described the suspect as a 6 foot tall black male, thin build, wearing a dark-colored jacket and a beanie. Entry was gained by the suspect through an unlocked door, and it was discovered that property was missing from the apartment after the suspect fled. If the suspect is seen, call 911 immediately, do not approach. If you have any information regarding this crime, please contact the Ithaca Police Department at (607) 272-9973. Cornell University Police urge the community to take steps to protect their property by locking and closing unattended doors and windows, and to immediately report any suspected criminal activity by dialing 911 or utilizing the RAVE Guardian app.