Destin Bank Robber Sought

Destin - A K-9 unit and deputies with the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office are searching areas of Destin for a man who held up the Union State Bank around just before 10 AM this morning.

Employees say a black male wearing a gray hoodie with a design on the front came in to the bank at 978-A Airport Road, pulled a gun, and demanded cash. He left on foot and they lost sight of him as he went around a corner.

Investigators are unsure at this time if he got into a car nearby.

Within minutes of the armed robbery deputies had established and perimeter and started canvassing the area.

Anyone who has information on the robbery is asked to please call the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office at 651-7400 or emerald coast crime stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.


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