ITHACA, N.Y. — Police are looking for a man they say robbed a person at gunpoint Saturday morning.

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Officers were called at 2:24 a.m. to Washington Park after receiving a report that a man with a gun robbed another man of  his cellphone, wallet and ID.

The robbery victim was found about two blocks away on Cascadilla Street with no injuries.

Police said a person matching the description of the suspect was stopped nearby but released after officers determined he was not the robber.

Police are still looking for the suspect who they describe as being a black male, about 6-feet-tall with a stocky, heavyset build who was last seen near Washington Park wearing a dark colored hoodie.

The Ithaca Police Department is asking anyone with information about the crime to contact officials using the following methods:

Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245

Police Administration: 607-272-9973

Crime Stoppers Tipline: 607-697-0333

Ithaca Police Department Facebook

Ithaca Police Department Twitter

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Jolene Almendarez

Jolene Almendarez is Managing Editor at The Ithaca Voice. She can be reached at; you can learn more about her at the links in the top right of this box.