Officers with the DeFuniak Springs Police responded to a bank robbery at Sun Trust at approximately 9 AM on November 26, 2012. Bank employees advised that a white male entered the bank and demanded money. No weapon was shown, but was threatened. The suspect then reportedly left on foot walking North on U.S. 331 S. No one was injured.
Suspect is described as a white male in his twenties or early thirties, approximately six foot in height, low cut brown hair, and shaven. Suspect was last seen wearing a white ball cap with the letter “A” on top of a “U.” He had a black long sleeved pull over shirt with gold emblems and writing on it. Suspect possibly had on grey sweat pants or faded blue jeans and work boots.
Tracking dogs with Walton Correctional Institution and Deputies with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office are actively following possible escape routes of the suspect. The hat, believed to be worn by the suspect, was located approximately a half a mile away. It has been collected a evidence and will be submitted for processing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact Detective Smith with the DeFuniak Springs Police at 850-892-8513. Individuals may also leave a message on our TIPS line at 850-910-TIPS (8477) or by calling Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-888-654-8477.