The Ithaca Police Department is working to solve an armed robbery, which took place around 4:21 am at the Shortstop Deli on West Seneca Street.
Police say the suspect fled the area prior to officer’s arrival, but they did manage to collect a description. They say the suspect displayed a handgun and as result of the robbery, a quantity of cash was stolen from the register.
The suspect was described as a male, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a ski mask covering their face. They were wearing light colored jeans.
That suspect was then seen fleeing up North Albany Street.
Anyone with information is urged to call police at (607) 272-3245.