Written by AARON CASTREJON
DUARTE - A man in a surgical mask took approximately $7,000 in lottery tickets from a local smoke shop October 6, deputies said.
The robbery occurred inside a smoke shop, 1144 Huntington Dr. The suspect walked in already wearing the surgical mask and asked to enter the cigar room. After briefly entering the cigar room exited and went for the tickets, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Temple Station.
“The suspect exited, grabbed a case containing eight rolls of lottery tickets and ran out of the location,” deputies said.
The suspect was only described as a Black man in a white surgical mask. No clothing description was available.