Burglar and perpetrator identifies himself as NYSEG worker; Ithaca police need your help


(Ithaca, NY) – On Monday at 10:34 a.m., a burglary was reported in the 100 block of North Cayuga Street. The perpetrator made forced entry into an unoccupied building, stole numerous items, and items out of a vehicle in the same area. The man then falsely identified himself as a NYSEG worker and gained unlawful access to other buildings in the area.

The Ithaca Police Department is looking to identify the perpetrator, described as a slim male, facial hair, tattoo visible on the top of the left hand, approximately 5’8” tall, wearing a red shirt, pants with white stripes, and a hard hat reading “Kone.”

Further information is not being released at this time as these investigations are ongoing. Any witnesses regarding these incidents 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/ipdtips