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Ithaca Aggravated Assault Arrest

Ithaca Aggravated Assault Arrest

ITHACA (WENY)---Police arrested an Ithaca man for aggravated assault over the weekend. They say it happened at 200 Eddy street just before 2 Sunday morning.

There, police arrested Anthony Stephans, 21, for physically and verbally harassing pedestrians because of their sexual orientation and national origin.

The suspect allegedly followed the victims to a nearby residence and began banging on the door while yelling derogatory, sexual and racial slurs.

Stephens was removed by his friends, but was later spotted by the victims and taken into custody. He is charged with four counts of aggravated harrassment and trespass.

Police are still investigating the incident.