Lottery seeks info on ‘Snatch and Run’ theft suspects


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Lottery is asking for help in identifying a suspect or suspects in a series of recent thefts.

They involve retailers who fell victim to “snatch and runs” thefts during the last week at locations in Lexington, Nicholasville and Somerset.

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The suspect asks for several hundred dollars in Scratch-offs, distracts the clerk and then flees the store with the tickets.

The suspect or suspects appear to be driving an older model light colored Ford SUV. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Lottery at (270) 299-6537.