Police investigating after person set on fire inside parked car in Ithaca

Police in Ithaca are investigating after a person was set on fire inside a parked vehicle.

It happened on Saturday around 9 a.m. at the 100 block of Chestnut St. in the city.

According to police, the victim was airlifted to a regional trauma center.

Police say there’s a person of interest that they would like to speak with and that they are considering the investigation an ‘assault and arson’.

Anyone with information about the incident or individual is asked to call 607-272-3245.

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