OKALOOSA CO., FL The first robbery attempt took place around 10:30 p.m. at Alvin’s Island on Okaloosa Island. A man walked up to an employee and demanded cash from the register. She was unable to open the register and he left empty-handed.
While deputies were on the scene investigating that attempted robbery, a call came in of a second one at eleven p.m. at the Waffle House on Racetrack Road.
The suspect came in and handed a worker a note demanding money. He then took cash and left. The descriptions of the suspect and his clothing matched in both incidents; a white male wearing a white shirt, white shorts, and white hat with a towel around his shoulders.
Anyone with information on the crimes is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.