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Dunn, NC (WRAL) — A Dunn convenience store owner faces theft and fraud charges after he allegedly kept a customer’s winning lottery ticket for himself, police said Thursday.

Sureshbha Ishvarbhai Patel, 53, the owner of Pop Mart at 415 Spring Branch Road, was charged Tuesday with felony larceny and obtaining property by false pretense.

Police said Kecia Nehring Parker of Dunn bought a winning Carolina Cash 5 lottery ticket in Carolina Beach last August and went to Patel’s store to cash it. Patel told Parker her ticket didn’t win and kept it for himself, according to investigators.

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