Oct 27, 2015 5:27 PM by News Staff
Redding police say at least four armed men posed as DEA agents and entered a Redding hydroponics store, where they stole equipment used to grow marijuana.
Redding police were called to Bare Roots on East Cypress Street just after 6:30 p.m. Monday. Upon arrival they learned four men had just stormed the business dressed as DEA agents and ordered everyone inside to the ground.
The robbers proceeded to grab cash and a handful of materials used to grow marijuana.
The four men have been described as either black or Hispanic, ranging in age from 20 to 40. Police say they fled in a green van, possibly a Nissan Quest with Oregon license plates.
One of the robbery victims was assaulted and suffered facial injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Redding Police Department at 530-225-4214.
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