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Time running out for mystery Leicester lottery winner

Alan and Kim Elliott
Image caption Alan and Kim Elliott, from Nottingham, did not claim their lottery prize for two months

A lottery player who won £1m on a ticket bought in Leicester has three days to come forward and claim their prize.

The lucky Euromillions ticket was bought in the city on 10 January, but the window for claiming the prize closes at 23:00 BST on Sunday.

Officials from lottery organisers Camelot are to tour the city later urging people to check their tickets.

A countdown clock is also due to be unveiled in the city centre.

Leicester's lord mayor, Abdul Osman, will start the timer, which will be near the Haymarket clock tower.

Camelot said the holder, who won the prize on the raffle part of the ticket with the code LZT634986, can contact them by phone or email.

If no-one comes forward, the money will be added to the National Lottery Good Causes fund.

In May, Alan and Kim Elliott, from Aspley, Nottingham, claimed a £1m lottery prize after forgetting to check their ticket for two months.

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