January 20, 2017
Ocean City – A convenience store clerk confronted by the terrifying scene of a man dressed in dark clothes and armed with a handgun locked herself in the bathroom to get away from him during an armed robbery attempt.
She immediately slammed the door shut, locked it, and called 9-1-1. The thief tried to get into the cash register but was unsuccessful.
Anyone with information on the attempted hold-up is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or via mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile Application.