Elizabethton police seek help to ID alleged lottery ticket thief

Johnson City Press • Updated Nov 30, 2016 at 7:40 PM

ELIZABETHTON — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman accused of stealing lottery tickets from a local convenience market on Halloween.

Police said the woman stole assorted lottery tickets while the cashier was working in another area of the store. Shortly after the theft, the same woman redeemed some of the stolen lottery tickets at a convenience store in Johnson City.

The woman was described as being about 5 feet 2 inches tall. She was driving a silver Hyundai Elantra at the time.

Police provided images from surveillance recordings at the store. Anyone with information is asked to call the Elizabethton Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 423-297-9002 or the Crime Stoppers Tips Line at 423-542-7574.

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