ITHACA, N.Y. – Ithaca Police Officers responded to complaints of a robbery around 7 p.m. on Monday evening which occurred on the 100 block of Wood Street approximately one hour earlier.

The male victim reported to IPD officers that he was not paying attention to his belongings when another male allegedly stole them. According to police, the victim of the robbery confronted the man who stole his property. The man allegedly displayed a knife to the victim and refused to return his property, police say.

IPD is currently investigating the situation and is asking that anyone with further information about the incident contact IPD through the following means:

Alyvia is a Crime Reporter with The Ithaca Voice. She graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Journalism and Photography.