The Ithaca Police Department was called to the 400 block of West State Street for the report of a suspicious package.
The call came in around 4:30 pm on Wednesday, in which a caller stated that after moving into an apartment – he noticed a device that looked like a pipe bomb in a closet.
After speaking with a friend about it, he called law enforcement on Wednesday, asking for authorities to investigate the device.
Police say a Bomb Squad from the Endicott Police Department responded and removed the device.
Police also said that the device was transported to a secure location where it was interrupted and rendered safe.
They say no charges have been filed at this time.