ITHACA, NY -- The Ithaca Police are investigating a mugging that occurred at about 1:15am on West State Street on Sunday.
Police say a man was walking home towards the Commons when 3 black males approached him, demanding his property. Police report that the man tried to reason with the suspects before being struck with what he believed was a metal pipe. The man’s wallet and phone were stolen.
The incident occurred around the West State Street blocks between Plain and Geneva Streets.
Police are looking for information from witnesses. The IPD tipline is 607-330-0000. Tips can also be left anonymously at cityofithaca.org/ipdtips.