Redding robbery suspect in custody after pepper-spray escape

Feb 11, 2016 7:09 PM by News Staff

A Shopko store on Lake Boulevard in Redding was robbed Wednesday after the suspect attacked two employees and fled

Kasey Fredrick Hoffman-Brown, 39, is in custody at the Shasta County Jail and is being held there with no bail. He is charged with robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and parole violation.

Hoffman-Brown was located earlier today by police and brought in for questioning.

He allegedly tried to flee from the store yesterday and in his efforts sprayed two loss prevention officers with pepper spray and also injured another with his car.

That loss prevention officer sustained minor injuries.


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