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Stratford Man Arrested After Police Receive Tip From Public

The Stamford Police Department arrested Christopher Smith on Friday.
The Stamford Police Department arrested Christopher Smith on Friday. Photo Credit: Stamford Police Department

STAMFORD — A community tip to police has led to the arrest of a Stratford man accused of aiming a loaded gun at a 4-year-old child while trying to rob the boy's mother before a cancer walk, according to the Stamford Advocate .

Christopher Smith, 44, of 435 Reittner St., Stratford, was taken into custody late last week after policed received a tip naming him as the suspect in the Oct. 17 robbery attempt, according to the report.

Smith, a convicted felon, was charged Monday with first-degree criminal attempt at robbery, criminal possession of a firearm, first-degree threatening and risk of injury to a child. According to the Advocate, he was held on $200,000 bond.

Smith faces additional charges related to his arrest Friday, according to the report. He is accused of leading police on a brief chase and faces counts of engaging in a pursuit and interfering with cops. Bond on those charges was set for $50,000.

Read the full article at the Stamford Advocate .

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