Active investigation underway after attempted robbery in Okaloosa County

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. An active investigation is underway regarding an attempted robbery late last night.

According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a call at an apartment complex on Norwood Court in Fort Walton Beach at around 6:30 p.m. last night where a pizza delivery driver says a man tried to rob her. The victim says she got back into her vehicle when a black male wearing a mask and holding a gun approached her driver's door. The suspect attempted to break the victim's window but fled when she started honking the horn.

An OCSO K-9 officer was deployed but was unable to locate the suspect. An active investigation is underway.

Anyone with information is asked to call the OCSO at (850) 651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 863-TIPS.