Serial shoplifter arrested by Cornwall police

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

CORNWALL – A Cornwall man is facing 17 charges after a city store was targeted for shoplifting over the last month and a half.

Police say the business on Ninth Street was victimized 17 different times in the last seven weeks where a person took items and didn’t pay for them before walking out of the store.

A 33-year-old Cornwall man was arrested yesterday and is charged with 17 counts of theft under $5,000.

Shawn Price will appear in court May 18.

Police did not name the business that was targeted.