Man stole $1.2K in lottery tickets from Coweta County gas station, deputies say

(Coweta County Sheriff's Office)

Coweta County deputies are searching for a man wanted for allegedly stealing over $1,000 in lottery tickets from a local gas station.

Officials say on Sept. 8, the man was seen on security cameras entering a RaceTrac on Amlajack Boulevard in Newnan, Georgia.

Once inside, deputies say the man took several packs of lottery tickets that amounted to around $1,200.

The man then later was seen on camera cashing in the tickets at a Publix on the 300 block of Bullsboro Drive, police said.

If you recognize the suspect, call Coweta County investigators at 678-423-6698.