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#1504351 --- 09/01/17 11:36 AM Purse theft on Cayuga Street
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Ithaca police investigating purse theft on Cayuga Street

At about 2:20 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a reported robbery on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street. The victim told police that they met the suspect to sell a purse. While the victim was showing the purse to the male suspect, he grabbed the purse and fled on foot.

The victim was unharmed.

The suspect is described as a black man, thin build, wearing black pants a black shirt.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information that would help the investigation is asked to contact the Ithaca Police Department

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#1504593 --- 09/09/17 07:08 PM Re: Purse theft on Cayuga Street [Re: newsman38]
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IPD makes arrest in Grand Larceny investigation

ITHACA– The Ithaca Police Department has announced an arrest related to a recent case of felony Grand Larceny.

On August 31st, the IPD responded to a robbery complaint on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street. The victim in the incident said they were meeting the suspect there in order to sell them a purse, and while showing the purse to the suspect had it pulled away. The suspect then fled the area on foot, leaving the victim unharmed.

On Wednesday, a 16-year old male from Ithaca was arrested in connection to the robbery and charged with felony Grand Larceny. The alleged suspect was processed and released on an appearance ticket to return to Ithaca City Court on September 13th.

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