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Female Employee Hit in Face With Gun; Suspect Remains at Large


On Sunday, February 19th around 8:10pm, Ithaca Police responded to a reported assault in the area of the 400 block of Franklin Street in the City of Ithaca. Police were informed an employee at a business had been struck in the face by a gun.

During the investigation, IPD found that a male suspect entered the business looking for his girlfriend. When the suspect couldn’t find his girlfriend he became distraught and then struck another female who was working at the business in the face with a gun.

The suspect was able to flee the scene before police could arrive and the victim was taken to an area medical facility for treatment.

Ithaca Police say the suspect remains at large and should be considered armed and dangerous. Police continue to investigate the assault and ask anyone who may have information to contact the Ithaca Police Department at 607-330-0000.

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