From a report received Thursday morning from the Van Wert Police Department:
The Van Wert City Police Department is investigating an armed robbery which occurred at Klosterman's Pizza located at 1017 East Main Street in Van Wert on the evening of October 24th, 2012.
Officer's responded to the business at 9:39 pm last evening after an employer contacted the Van Wert Police Department to report that a white male with a bandana on the lower part of his face entered the business brandishing a handgun. The white male pointed the gun at the employee and demanded the money from the cash register. The male reached into the cash register, removed the money and ran from the building.
During the course of the investigation officer's located evidence related to the robbery and they were able to identify a suspect. An arrest warrant was prepared for the suspect and he was taken into custody.
Arrested was Kyle W. Caldwell, age 33, of East Main Street, Van Wert, Ohio. Caldwell is currently being held at the Van Wert County Jail awaiting his initial appearance at the Van Wert County Municipal Court.
This incident is still under investigation and additional charges may be forthcoming. The Van Wert Police Department was assisted in the investigation by the Van Wert Sheriff's Department, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Common Pleas Court Adult Probation Office.