UPDATE: Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Lifts School Lockdown

By: News Release
By: News Release

UPDATE: This story was updated at 1:15 p.m. with additional information from the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

All lockdowns have been lifted at multiple Crestview area schools that had enacted the procedure as a routine precaution after the armed robbery of a man outside his Ridge Lake Road home around 9:30 this morning.

The robber was described as a thinly built, tall young black male who wore a white mask during the crime and was believed to be wearing a long sleeved shirt and jeans.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the OCSO at 689-7505 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.
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Multiple Crestview area schools are on a standard, precautionary lockdown following an armed robbery at a Ridge Lake Road home.

Authorities say, the incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. on Monday.

The schools on lockdown include Crestview High School, Bob Sikes Elementary, Northwood Elementary, Davidson Middle School, Richbourg Middle School, and ECCI.

The lockdown is a standard action due to reports that a man was robbed at gunpoint outside his home in the Crestview area. The victim was struck with the weapon and was taken to North Okaloosa Medical Center for evaluation.

The robber is described as a thinly built, tall young black male who wore a white mask during the crime and was believed to be wearing a long sleeved shirt and jeans.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the OCSO at 689-7505 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.


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