Authorities in Fayette County responded to the scene of a break-in at a convenience store early on Monday, July 27, 2015. It was reported at Dan’s Kwik Stop in Mount Hope just before 4 a.m., according to dispatchers.
Deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call. Deputies said when they arrived the glass door was broken. The suspect also broke through a glass counter top in order to steal lottery tickets. According to deputies around $200 was taken from the cash register. Damage to the store is estimated at around $1,600.
The suspect is described as a white man who was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweat shirt and a baseball cap. He had a white bandanna to hide his face.
“We encourage WV Lottery retailers in the local area to be alert for anyone attempted to cash in multiple winning WV lottery “scratch-off tickets,” said Sheriff Steve Kessler.
If anyone has information about the crime, they are asked to contact the Fayette County 911 Center at 304-574-3590 or CrimeStoppers at 304-255-7867. The investigation remains under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and the WV Lottery Commission.