UPDATE: Man arrested for robbing tanning salon in Huntington, WV

[image] Kristian David Brown

UPDATE:

The suspect involved in robbing a tanning salon in Huntington, WV is in jail.

Kristian David Brown, 29 was arrested and was charged with robbery.

According to police, Brown robbed the Sun Shack in the Eastern Heights Shopping Plaza in Huntington just after 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16.  Police say Brown brandished a knife and took off with an undisclosed amount of money.

Brown confessed to the robbery, as well as robbing the same business in November.

He is being held in the Western Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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ORIGINAL:

Police are searching for a man who robbed a tanning salon in Huntington, WV.

It happened at Sun Shack, located at 4341 U.S. Route 60 at the Eastern Heights Shopping Plaza at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

According to deputies, a man walked into the salon with a silver pistol demanding money at one of the employees.

The man fled the scene on foot going towards an unknown location with about $180 in cash.

Police used K-9s to track him, but he has still not been found.

Deputies say the man is described as being in his early to mid 20s, skinny to medium build, between 5'6" and 5'7", and wearing a purple long sleeve shirt, puffy vest, black toboggan, and jeans.

Anyone with information on this man is being asked to call the Ca bell County Sheriff's Office or 911.


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