Final countdown for Leicester lottery winner to claim £1 million prize

The clock displayed Photo: ITV Central

The final countdown and search for the missing EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle ticket worth £1million bought in Leicester has started.

The Mayor of Leicester has started a special countdown clock beneath Leicester's Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower displaying the hours left for the winner to come forward.

Councillor Abdul Osman hopes the clock displayed on top of a car will help to find the winner by urging people to check their lottery tickets before time runs out.

Who wants to be a millionaire: the winner has until Sunday to claim their prize. Credit: ITV Central

National Lottery Staff will tour around the city urging people to check their tickets before it's too late.

The winning ticket was purchased in Leicester on 10th January, they have until Sunday to claim their prize money.