DESTIN, FL - One of the newest crimes featured on the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office “Take a Look, Catch a Crook” web page involves the robbery of the Whataburger on Eglin Parkway by a man who told the employee he would shoot people if the worker spoke out.
The robber came into the Whataburger on 190 Eglin Parkway around 4:25 a.m. December 23rd. He went up to the counter and made his threat, then reached into the cash register and removed cash.
The employee says he did not see a weapon but believed the man had one.
The suspect is described as a heavy set black male, approximately six feet tall and weighing more than 250 pounds. He was wearing a white t-shirt with camouflage cargo shorts.
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.
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