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On August 26, 2016 at approximately 04:00 am Officers from the Ithaca Police Department were dispatched to an address on Westbourne Lane in regards to a suspicious incident. A female victim reported that she was sleeping when an unknown individual reached through her bedroom window and touched her leg.

The suspect immediately fled the area when the victim woke up. At this time there is no suspect description available. Cornell PD and Cayuga Heights PD were notified and assisted in checking the area.

Investigation into this incident is ongoing. The Ithaca Police Department is asking anyone with information that would aid this investigation to contact the Ithaca Police Department.

Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245

Police Administration: 607-272-9973

Crime Stoppers Tipline: 607-697-0333

Drug Tipline: 607-330-0000

Email Tip Address:



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