UPDATE: Identity of attempted bank robber released

Northwest Florida
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The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Shalimar man after he attempted
to rob the Regions Bank located at 1248 Eglin Parkway in Shalimar this morning.
30-year old Nathan Edward Wangerin entered the bank around 9:30 and requested
to open an account. He then threated to strike a manager and demanded money.
Deputies arrived on scene within 3 minutes and encountered Wangerin inside the bank
at which time he refused to obey deputies’ commands. When Wangerin continued to
refuse commands, he was tased and taken into custody. No one was injured in the
incident and no weapon was displayed. 

SHALIMAR, Fla. (WKRG) — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted bank robbery in Shalimar, near Fort Walton Beach.  OCSO says the attempted robbery happened at the Regions Bank on Eglin Parkway.

This is an active investigation, and more information will be posted here as it is available.


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