Vestal Police say a robbery at a home on Imperial Woods Drive at around 3 p.m. December 9 is not believed to be a random act.

A man wearing a mask reportedly approached a woman in her garage and stole her purse after a brief struggle.

The man stood about 5’7” to 5’7” tall and was wearing black pants, a blue coat, black ski mask and gloves at the time.

The man was last seen running north on Airborne Avenue toward the Vestal Parkway.

Anyone with information is asked to call Vestal Police Detectives at (607)754-2477.