The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a kidnapping. A 12-year old boy was abducted and later released unharmed.
The child told investigators he was forced into a car at gunpoint around Farmers Street in Crestview shortly after getting off his school bus Tuesday afternoon.
The man reportedly drove around town for a while and then dropped the boy off on Bill Lundy Road.
The boy walked through woods and eventually made his way to a home on State Road 85.
The resident drove the boy home.
The child describes the kidnapper as a Hispanic male with sideburns and a heavy accent.
The suspect's car is dark blue with tinted windows and a black interior with cloth seats.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 689-5650 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 863-TIPS.