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Man steals from lottery machine at Tifton gas station

Posted at 12:22 AM, Jan 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-24 19:52:15-05

TIFTON, Ga. (WTXL) - A man is now facing charges after using his locksmith skills in a robbery.

Check out this surveillance footage of 40-year-old Quodrayles Hunter of Decatur, playing the lottery game at a West Seventh Street E-Z Mart in Tifton.

You can see Hunter playing and using the chairs to try to block the surveillance cameras, while he tries to fit different keys in the machine on Sunday evening. Tifton Police report it wasn't just this machine he stole from, but it was several.

"The reality, I don't scare from this stuff. Because if I scare, every day is going to be robbed here," said Sahib Singh, the owner or the store. "So I don't scare. I just keep the gun here and everything. "

Singh says this is the third time his store has been robbed since 2017. Hunter is facing theft by taking from a coin machine, and lottery fraud charges.