UPDATE: According to our Facebook friends it is being shared that Erin has been located and is now home with her mother. Thanks for your concern and updating this story.
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has issued public notice for information to find a local missing teenager.
According to a post on its Facebook page, OCSO is asking for the public’s help to locate 16-year-old Erin Taylor Bankston of Destin.
Bankston is 5-foot-7, 150 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. She was last seen Aug. 5.
Anyone with information should contact the Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS or online at emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com.