Okaloosa Sheriff’s Office investigating sexual assault in Destin

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report that a woman was sexually assaulted early Sunday morning in Destin. 

The victim told deputies the assault happened as she was walking to a night spot in the area of Mountain Drive and Palmetto Street around 2:30am on Sunday morning.

According to the OCSO, the victim said that multiple individuals wearing ski masks rolled up to their foreheads approached her and then struck her in the head with an unknown object, causing her to lose consciousness. 

  • The victim stated that when she awoke around 5:00am, her clothing and wallet were missing. 
  • An active investigation is underway. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the OCSO at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at anonymously at 850-863-TIPS, EmeraldCoastCrimeStoppers.com or via the P3 Tips Mobile App.

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