Police investigate robbery at convenience store in Tompkins County

On Wednesday shortly before 2 a.m. the Ithaca Police Department responded to the A Plus Mini Marked on South Cayuga Street for a reported robbery.

Officers arrived and began an investigation. They were quickly able to confirm that a robbery occurred. They also learned that the suspect entered the store, demanded money, and indicated to employees that he was armed.

The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash prior to police arrival.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’9″ to 6′ tall, wearing a black hat, gray zip-up sweatshirt, and blue bandana covering his face.

At this point in the investigation there are no further details available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact dispatch at 607-272-3245.

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