FORT WALTON BEACH — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Tuesday evening.

The robbery happened around 10:15 p.m. at the Corner Food Market located at 100 Bob Sikes Boulevard.

According to the store’s clerk, the armed robber walked up to the counter, pulled out a gun and fired a shot into the wall. The robber then demanded money, received some cash and left in a white vehicle.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or mixed race male wearing a hat, dark pants, and long-sleeved orange shirt. He arrived at the store in what was believed to be a white, newer model car.

Anyone with information on the crime 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 by using the P3 Tips Mobile application.