State police investigate reported lottery scam

Pennsylvania State Police Lancaster are investigating after receiving a report of a lottery scam.

According to officials, the 87-year-old victim of the scam was asked to mail a check to cover the taxable amount of his alleged winnings.

Police said the victim mailed $5,020, which was withdrawn by an unknown person at an unknown location.

Anyone with information or stories of similar incidents may contact police at 717-299-7650.

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