ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) - Ithaca Police arrested a woman after reports of an armed home invasion.

On July 19th, at around 10:20 AM, IPD responded to the 300 block of Center Street for reports of three people allegedly armed with guns trying to break into a home.

When officers arrived, the three suspects left the scene.

IPD says that alleged handgun was not displayed and was only threatened to be used. Officers later located and interviewed the people involved.

The allegation of a handgun on scene was not confirmed and a knife was recovered on the scene. The person with that knife was identified as 42 year old Brett McBean of Ithaca.

Brett McBean was arrested and charged with Menacing in the Third Degree and Criminal Trespass Second Degree in connection with this incident.

She was arraigned in Ithaca City Court and released on her own recognizance. Further information is not being released at this time.

Any witnesses of this incident are encouraged to contact I-P-D.