April 9, 2014

Man Reportedly Stabbed at Level B Bar Early Thursday

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Updated Thursday with additional information from police.

A male victim was reportedly stabbed inside the Level B Bar on Eddy Street early Thursday morning.

Ithaca Police responded to an assault that reportedly occurred around 1 a.m. Thursday at 410 Eddy St., according to a University crime alert.

Upon discovering the victim, police found that victim was “stabbed in the torso area,” according to police. He was treated on scene and transported to a landing zone at Titus Flats, where he was then airlifted to a regional trauma center.

The suspect is still at large. Police are looking for a male who is approximately 22 years old and 5’10″ with “medium complexion” and “black shoulder length wavy hair.” The suspect was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue jeans, according to police.

Representatives from Level B posted on the bar’s Facebook page that they will be increasing security measures for the “foreseeable future.”

“We do not tolerate violent behavior in our bar, and the safety and security of all our guests in our bar is paramount. We are very upset that someone was injured Wednesday evening,” the Facebook post stated.

Police say no additional information is available and are continuing to investigate the report.

Check back for updates to this breaking news story.