Bakery Robbery Suspect Charged with Tanning Salon Heist

Christopher French, 36, of Shelton remains in custody, police said.

[Editor's Note: Arrest information is supplied by the . It does not indicate convictions.]

A Shelton man arrested in May for allegedly robbing in April was also charged for .

Christopher French, 36, of Huntington Heights in Shelton, was charged sixth-degree larceny and first-degree robbery Friday when he was arrested in court, police said.

French allegedly revealed a handgun to an employee at Sahara Tanning on the Post Road in early May and demanded everything in the register, according to the police report.

He was held in lieu of a $150,000 bond for this latest arrest. French has also been linked to a string of robberies that occurred in Stratford and Bridgeport.

According to court records, French is scheduled to appear in court next on June 12.


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