Preble man accused of shoplifting shoes by wearing them out of the store

Tyler M. Soprano

A Cortland County man was arrested Thursday after police say he tried to steal a pair of shoes by walking out of the store with them on.

State Police say 23-year-old Tyler M. Soprano of Preble was shopping at the Shops of Ithaca in Lansing when he allegedly walked out of a store with a new pair of shoes on. Police say he shoplifted the shoes and left his old pair in a shoe box inside the store. The shoes were valued at $51.98.

Soprano is charged with one count of petit larceny. He was ticketed and is scheduled to appear in Lansing Town Court on November 7.