ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) - Ithaca Police are asking for the public's help identifying a robbery suspect.
Officers responded to the Byrne Dairy on North Meadow Street around 10:50pm Tuesday for a report of an armed robbery.
An employee of the store told police the suspect came into the store, pointed a handgun at him, and demanded all of the money in the register and all the Newport cigarettes in the store. The employee told police the suspect ran from the store with the cash and cigarettes.
Police describe the suspect as a white man, about 5'8" tall, with a skinny build and blue eyes. The suspect was wearing a face mask and a light gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood covering his face.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ithaca Police at 607-330-0000 or 607-272-3245.