Authorities responded to a reported bomb threat yesterday morning at the Hilton Canopy Hotel on Seneca Way in downtown Ithaca.
According to police, hotel management evacuated the building prior to officers arriving at around 11:30 am.
The hotel and immediate area were then searched by Explosive Detection K9 Units from the Ithaca Police and Cornell University Police Departments.
No suspicious items were located.
Traffic in the area was diverted for about an hour and a half while the incident was investigated.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Ithaca Police Department.
Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245
Police Administration: 607-272-9973
Police Tipline: 607-330-0000
Anonymous Email Tip Address: www.cityofithaca.org/ipdtips