Ithaca Police are investigating an armed robbery attempt that took place on the 100 block of Oak Avenue just past 2:30 yesterday morning (August 25).
Officers say the victim was approached by a subject who was wearing a mask and wielding what was described as a “large machete” type knife.
Thankfully, the victim was able to escape the confrontation without any physical injury. Police were unable to locate the suspect in the area, who was last seen fleeing on foot on Oak Avenue.
Anyone who may have more information about the incident should contact Ithaca Police.