Police: Thieves wanted after stealing $1,000 worth of lottery tickets


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police are looking for a pair of lottery thieves who took racks of tickets from a northeast Memphis business.

One suspect was caught on surveillance video at the All In One gas station on Whitten Road near I-40. The thief ripped two lottery display cases off the counter and ran from the business.

He then jumped into a waiting silver Honda Civic with temporary tags.

Authorities said the tickets were valued at more than $1,000 and at least one person tried to cash some of the winning tickets without luck.

If you know anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

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