PHOENIX - Thanks to tips from the public, Phoenix Police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery at the Calvin Klein outlet store in Anthem.
36-year-old Michael Kaska and 26-year-old Kyle Strippleman have been booked into jail on charges of armed robbery and kidnapping.
Police say on March 1, they entered the store about one hour before closing, selected many clothing items, and then displayed a handgun at two female employees.
They ordered the victims into a dressing room and made off with a large quantity of merchandise.
After releasing composite sketches of the suspects in the robbery, tips came in that led to the identities of the suspects.
Officers served search warrants on two residents and recovered evidence of the robbery.
The employees were not hurt. After they heard the main doors closing, they fled via an emergency exit and notified mall security.