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Police: Masked suspect threatened victim with machete in attempted robbery in Ithaca

A masked suspect threatened someone in Ithaca with a machete in an attempted robbery early Sunday morning, according to Ithaca Police.

The incident happened around 2:21 a.m. in the 100 block of Oak Avenue.

Police say that the victim was able to escape without any injuries.

The masked suspect allegedly ran at the victim with a large machete demanding “property”, according to an initial investigation.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Ithaca Police at 607-330-0000.

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