FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. - A man entered the 8th Street Arcade at 1951 S. 8th Street in Fernandina Beach with a gun at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, police say.
The man fired a round into the ceiling of the business, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office.
As the business clerk tried to hide, the man fired a shot in her direction and demanded money from the business, NCSO says.
An unknown amount of cash was taken and the man then ran off in an unknown direction, police say.
- Hunter uncovers body in Florida forest, says area smelled ‘like death'
- Man's paramotor loses power mid-air, crashes into trees in The Avenues area
- Large amounts of drug-laced candy found during Neptune Beach traffic stop
- Jacksonville-area restaurants including Chick-fil-A cited for violations, inspectors say
Officials described the man as black with long dreadlocks, and he was wearing a black mask. There is no description of a car at this time.
Anyone with any information can contact the Nassau County Sheriff's Office at 904-225-5174 or First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.
© 2019 Cox Media Group.