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Suspect Robbed C-Store after Googling Robbery Advice

Joshua Matthew Johnson of Hampstead was charged with the 2017 armed robbery of Eldersburg 7-Eleven. He allegedly Googled “how easy is it to rob a convenience store” the same day, police say.

Johnson, 28, was charged with six counts including armed robbery and use of a firearm in a felony. He was released on $2,000 bail after a Thursday bail review, according to electronic court records.

According to the statement of charges, Maryland State Police responded to a 7-Eleven on Liberty Road in Eldersburg after a reported robbery on Oct. 17, 2017.

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An employee of the store said she was the only person in the store when a man came in wearing a bandanna over his face. When she told him he could not wear it in the store, he demanded money from the register and told her he had a gun and was not afraid to use it, she told police… Carrol County Times

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