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MONROE, N.C. -- Police in Monroe say a man threatened to burn down a convenience store because the lottery system was down.

Just before noon on Saturday, Monroe Police responded to the BP gas station in the 1000 block of North Charlotte Street.

The complainant told police that a man had threatened to burn down the gas station. Further, the complainant said the man made the threat after learning that the store's lottery system was down.

The complainant was referred to the magistrate's office and no arrest were made.

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