A woman caused a distraction while police believe a man took lottery tickets.

Leland Police Department officials are working to identify a male and female team they believe worked together to steal lottery tickets from the Exxon station on Ploof Road March 8.

Security footage reveals a male walking into the station, a female suspect trailing behind him. Police believe the unidentified woman caused a distraction in the store while the man allegedly stole tickets.

The pair left in a blue Dodge truck with front-end damage.

Anyone with information on their identity is asked to contact detective Ed Hutt at 910-332-5009.

Reporter Ashley Morris can be reached at 910-342-2096 or Ashley.Morris@starnewsonline.com