Simi police want help in Lotto ticket thefts

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Police say over the past six months there have been 10 burglaries.

The thieves are targeting retail outlets and stealing California Lottery "scratch off" tickets.

The culprits have hit a number of locations in L.A. and Ventura counties, including Simi Valley, Newbury Park, San Fernando Valley, Agoura Hills, and Acton.

The face value of the stolen tickets is $10 thousand dollars.

Police have surveillance photos of two suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Simi Valley Police Department Detective Unit at (805) 583-6969, or the California State Lottery Law Enforcement Division at (818) 901-5102.

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