18-year-old arrested in two armed robbery cases in West Kendall

 
 
Brandon Ricalo
Brandon Ricalo
Miami-Dade Police

Police have made an arrest in the armed robberies of two West Kendall businesses.

Brandon Ricalo, 18, was identified and apprehended after police received a Crime Stoppers tip after his image was aired on local news.

The first robbery occurred on Aug. 8 at a gasoline station on 14699 SW 56th St. the suspect struggled with the sales clerk and over the cash tray.

A second robbery occurred the next day at a liquor store 16281 SW 88th St. when the suspect pointed a firearm at the sales clerk and shouted in Spanish, “Give me the money or I’ll shoot you in the head.”

Ricalo was charged with armed robbery.

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