SUSPECT SOUGHT: Lottery Tickets Stolen

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Des Moines police are trying to find the person responsible for stealing hundreds of lottery tickets from a convenience store early Tuesday morning.

Police say the Git N Go at 2911 Douglas Avenue was burglarized around 3:48 a.m. The suspect was wearing all dark clothing with yellow lettering on the back and left in a red SUV.suspect_lottery_tickets

About three hours later, one of the tickets stolen in the burglary was cashed in at a Git N Go at 42nd and Crocker in Des Moines. Police have released an image taken from surveillance video of the man who cashed the ticket. He is described as a black male with glasses and facial hair.

If you know who the man who cashed the ticket is you’re asked to contact Des Moines Police at 283-4864 or Polk County Crime Stoppers at 223-1400.