Officers Arrest Man After Shopko Robbery

A parolee who was at large has been captured after robbing the Shopko Store, according to Redding Police. Officers were called to the North Redding store at 2:18PM Wednesday after employees reported that a man had pepper sprayed two employee, and was attempting to leave the area. Shopko loss prevention officers followed 39-year-old Kasey Fredrick Hoffman-Brown into the parking lot until he got into a 2012 Honda and fled the shopping center. As he was driving away, Hoffman Brown's vehicle struck an employee who sustained minor injuries. Police searched the area, but were unable to find Hoffman-Brown. On Thursday morning, officers went to 6970 Riverland Drive in Redding and found the Honda parked outside. They contacted Hoffman-Brown, who is on active parole for robbery. He was interviewed and arrested. He is being held in the Shasta County Jail without bail.