Woman bites man after he tries to steal her backpack

Christopher Hartman/Ithaca Police Department

A woman in Ithaca bit a man after he attempted to steal her backpack on Tuesday, according to Ithaca Police.

Christopher Hartman, was charged with Attempted Robbery in third degree and sent to Tompkins County Jail without bail, police said.

The victim bit Hartman on the arm after he tried to take her backpack off her back in the 600 block of West Clinton Street, according to police.

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