NEWS RELEASE                                             

For Immediate Release
July 10, 2009
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
  (850) 651-7420

BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT NABBED WITHIN MINUTES

      The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office has a suspect in custody in connection with the 5:00 p.m. robbery of the Eglin Federal Credit Union at 838 Eglin Parkway Friday evening.

     Deputies responding to the alarm apprehended a white male matching the robber's description just minutes after the hold-up. The suspect was captured in the parking lot of the C-V-S Pharmacy on Racetrack Road, a short distance from Eglin Federal Credit Union.

     An undetermined amount of money was recovered at the scene.

     Additional details are not yet available.

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