Springfield OR May 17 2012
Police have charged a 20-year-old man with felony robbery after he allegedly used a set of brass knuckles to attack a department store security agent who had confronted him about shoplifting, Springfield police said.
Christopher Allan Buttz, was taken into custody and is being held in the Lane County Jail on charges that include first-degree robbery, second-degree theft and unlawful use of a weapon, in connection with an incident that occurred this morning at Kohl’s in the Gateway Mall, police said.
Officers arrested Buttz a short time after the incident.
There was no word on the injuries of the security officer.