Police Search For Lottery Ticket Thief (PHOTOS)

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

Police Search For Lottery Ticket Thief (PHOTOS)

March 20, 2014 Updated Mar 20, 2014 at 4:08 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - The Allen County Sheriff's Department is searching for a lottery ticket thief.

Police say the man stole several scratched off tickets at Mac Food Mart, 12635 Coldwater Rd., on the evening of Mar. 4.

Police say the man would wait until the clerk would walk away from the counter, take the tickets and leave the store. Minutes later, he would return and steal more.

The suspect is described as a 5'5" white man in his 20s with short brown and thinning hair. He was wearing a black hoodie with white draw strings and blue jeans.

The suspect finally left in a red Ford Escort, model year between 1998 and 2002, with a sun roof.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Allen County Sheriff's Department at 449-7443.

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