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Bank robbery in Destin, suspect remains at large

Authorities are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday evening, July 3, in Destin. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man robbed the Truist Bank on Emerald Coast […]

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Authorities are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday evening, July 3, in Destin.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man robbed the Truist Bank on Emerald Coast Parkway around 5 p.m. The suspect, described as a white male, entered the bank wearing a blue floral shirt, baseball cap, and surgical mask.

  • According to the sheriff’s office, the man handed a teller a note demanding money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, he exited through the front door.

No injuries were reported during the incident, and the suspect did not display any weapons.

The sheriff’s office is seeking public assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers.

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