Ithaca Police are searching for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery early Monday morning.
Police say around 3 o’clock this morning a man was robbed in the 500 block of West State Street in Ithaca.
The victim said a black man approached him and asked him for a cigarette before demanding his property. The suspect pointed to his jacket pocket - indicating he had a gun.
The suspect got away with the victim's cell phone, wallet, backpack, jacket and other items.
The suspect is described as black male about 25-years old, standing 5'9" weighing about 130 pounds. The victim said he was clean shaven, had short hair, and was wearing an orange, puffy jacket with dark clothes at the time of the robbery.
Police are asking anyone with additional information to contact them at (607) 272-3245.