August 22, 2007

Armed Gunman Robs C-town Store

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Originally published July 30, 2007

At approximately 4:30 a.m. yesterday morning, a male armed with what was described as a semi automatic handgun, entered the Wilson Farm convenience store located at 409 College Ave. demanding money from the cash register, according to a crime alert issued by CUPD.

The suspect then fled the store heading south with an undisclosed amount of money.

The store clerk described the suspect as an African-American male weighing approximately 250 pounds. The clerk also told police the gunman as wearing a ski mask.

Police are asking for anyone with information to contact the Ithaca Police Department at 607-272-9973.