Attempted Armed Robbery in Ithaca
January 1, 2013
ITHACA -- (WENY) An Ithaca man is in jail this afternoon after police say trying to rob someone with a knife.
It happened around 1:30AM this morning on the Ithaca Commons. Ithaca police say a group of friends were withdrawing money from an ATM, when a man approached them with a knife and demanded money. When IPD arrived on the scene, they say man was still armed, but then dropped the knife.
He's now charged with attempted robbery, and is in the Tompkins County jail on 50-thousand dollars bail.