A man was taken into custody by Ithaca Police Monday night after he allegedly broke into a city residence and assaulted people inside with a large piece of wood.
When officers arrived at the apartment in the 100 block of Cayuga Park Lane shortly after 8 p.m. the suspect had fled the scene. Residents inside the apartment were able to disarm the suspect and no injuries were reported.
Ithaca Police say the suspect is known to the victims and his name was not being released at this time pending a further investigation.
Any witnesses regarding this incident are encouraged to contact the Ithaca Police Department via the following means:
Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245
Police Administration: 607-272-9973
Police Tipline: 607-330-0000
Anonymous Email Tip Address: www.cityofithaca.org/ipdtip