Middleburg Employee Steals Over $10,000 In Lottery Tickets

MILTON – Police reported the arrest of a convenience store employee from Middleburg for theft of over $10,000.

Police say 23-year-old Austin Smith was working the register at Harvey’s Food Mart this past Tuesday while playing $9,910 worth of lottery tickets without paying for them. It’s reported Smith’s cash drawer was also short $674.74. In total, nearly $10,584.74 was taken.

Police say Felony theft charges were filed against Smith.

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