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.