The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that took place shortly before 5 p.m. this evening at the Hancock Bank, 14075 Emerald Coast Parkway, in Destin.
The initial description of the robber given by witnesses is that he is a slim, white male in his twenties. He was reported to be wearing a white T-shirt and carrying a grey and black backpack.
He’s believed to have left the area on foot after walking out a side door of the business.
Deputies quickly set up perimeters and began canvassing the area.
No one at the bank was injured.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.