CrimeALERT - Robbery - 100 block of Highland Place - August 25, 2021. The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a Robbery that occurred at 2:45am. Victim was walking in the 100 block of Highland Place when he was assaulted and had property taken. Anyone with information related to this crime is asked to contact the Ithaca Police Department at (607)272-9973. Cornell University Police urge the community to take steps to protect themselves by walking in groups or using the RAVE Guardian Virtual Escort and by immediately reporting any suspected criminal activity they see by dialing 911 or utilizing the RAVE Guardian app.