Riverside Police Attempting to ID Lottery Scratcher Theft Suspect

Riverside Police Attempting to ID Lottery Scratcher Theft Suspect

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Authorities are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect who recently stole lottery scratchers from a Riverside 7-11 store.

On Sunday, February 10, 2019, at around 8:15 p.m., the suspect walked into the store located in the 11000 block of Magnolia Avenue. He walked straight to the counter and reached over to grab a stack of lottery tickets. The suspect then left the location. Detectives believe that he was responsible for similar thefts from different Riverside businesses.

He is described as a black male adult between around 25-30-years-old. He is around 6’ tall and 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweat pants, a black knit cap, and slide-type sandals.

If you recognize this suspect or have any information regarding these investigations, please contact Detective Andy Cook of the West Neighborhood Policing Center at (951) 353-7953 or Those wishing to remain anonymous can email or utilize the Riverside Police Department’s mobile app “Submit a Tip” feature while referencing incident number 190004762.

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