Man Arrested After Bomb Threat Robbery

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OKALOOSA - A man is in the Okaloosa County Jail, on robbery charges, after demanding money while claiming to have a bomb.

Fort Walton Beach Police responded to a call from a Chevron gas station on Mary Esther Boulevard Sunday night.

Officials say 33 year old Kevin Wayne Weathersby allegedly demanded money from the cashier and claimed he had a gun and a bomb.

Weathersby then took the money and fled the store.

After a search and short chase, officers arrested Weathersby nearby.