By Brooklyn Reader

February 16, 2014, 9:47 am



A lottery player was robbed after purchasing tickets at 909 Fulton Grocery and Deli in Clinton Hill, reported The New York Post.

According to police, on February 6, the 26-year-old victim was exiting  the convenience store when the thief displayed the butt of a gun in his waistband and demanded money.

When the victim claimed to not have cash, the suspect reached into the man’s bag, grabbed 10 lottery tickets and fled.

The thief is described as in his 40s, ­5-foot-7.

Anyone with information surrounding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips at the Crime Stoppers website, or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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