ITHACA, N.Y. — Ithaca and Cornell police were stationed on North Titus Street for several hours Thursday.
Police have not commented on why they responded to the area.
Ithaca Police Chief Pete Tyler and Sgt. Kevin Slattery declined to release any information about the nature of the incident.
However, Tyler did say no one was arrested or injured.
Police were on the scene since around 2:30 p.m., neighbors reported Thursday, and began to leave shortly after 9 p.m.
Beechtree employee Rosie Lee said she saw at least five Ithaca police officers walking around the block with long guns earlier in the evening.
Bangs Ambulance also stood by on the scene.