Sedalia Police responded to Break Time, 808 East Broadway Boulevard in reference to a theft Thursday morning.

Officers spoke with management, who reported a theft by an employee.

Contact was made with 21-year-old Angel Escobar, of Sedalia, who admitted to stealing lottery tickets from the store.

Escobar was placed under arrest and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was placed on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of state charges of Stealing.