Police arrest man accused of assaulting store employee

Police arrest man accused of assaulting store employee
Brandon Kampschmidt
Brandon Kampschmidt (Source: LMDC)
Brandon Kampschmidt (Source: LMDC)
Surveillance photo of the suspect. (Source: LMPD)
Surveillance photo of the suspect. (Source: LMPD)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police have arrested a man who they say tried to steal from a store, then assaulted an employee.

On April 18, police say Brandon Kampschmidt was caught by employees trying to steal merchandise from the CVS Pharmacy at S. 3rd Street and Southland Blvd. When asked to leave the store, Kampschmidt grabbed a bottle and smashed it over the head of an employee before fleeing.

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Kampschmidt is charged with felony assault.

LMPD previously asked for the public's help in identifying Kampschmidt. Someone recognized him and turned him into police.

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