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ITHACA, NY -- Two people stole a taxi from a gas station in Ithaca on Aug. 29 after threatening the driver with a rifle. Ithaca police responded to the Speedway at 366 Elmira Rd. at 2:43 a.m. and found that two suspects approached the taxi driver in the parking lot. According to police, one pointed what appeared to be a rifle at the driver and demanded the keys to the taxi.

The suspects then fled the scene and headed south on Elmira Road. The taxi was discovered a short time later abandoned in Schuyler County, police said. 

The investigation is ongoing and Ithaca police ask for anyone with information regarding this incident to contact them:

Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245  

Police Administration: 607-272-9973  

Police Tipline: 607-330-0000  

Anonymous Email Tip Address: www.cityofithaca.org/ipdtips

 

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Nicholas Berg

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