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Man arrested for robbing Wheaton 7-Eleven

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A Laurel man has been arrested in connection with the robbery of Wheaton 7-Eleven store, police said.

Bernard Boyd, age 36, of Laurel, Md., was arrested Montgomery County Police said in a news release. Boyd is currently is a Prince George's County Correctional Center on unrelated charges, the release said.

During the investigation, detectives developed Boyd as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest on November 3.

Boyd was arrested in connection with a Sept. 8 robbery at the store at 11406 Georgia Avenue.

A male suspect walked into the store and displayed a handgun while ordering the two employees to the ground. There were no customers in the store at the time, in the early hours of a Thursday.

The suspect ordered the employees to open the cash register and place cash into a plastic bag before fleeing the store.

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