ITHACA, N.Y. (WETM) – An Ithaca man was arrested after police received multiple forcible groping reports.
On Jan. 5, at approximately 4:30 p.m. multiple female victims in two downtown Ithaca businesses reported being forcibly groped by a man.
Information was provided by the witnesses and the suspect was identified as 24-year-old Abraham Phelan.
Phelan was charged with two counts of forcible touching, arraigned in the Ithaca City Court, and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail on $4,000.00 cash bail.
Ithaca Police believe there may be other victims and/or witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Ithaca Police at (607) 272-9973.