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Armed robbery in Slayton

SLAYTON -- A suspect in the armed robbery of the Cenex Convenience Store in Slayton has been apprehended.

The store was robbed at knife point at approximately 3:55 a.m. Wednesday.

The Slayton Police Department and Murray County Sheriff's Department both responded to the call.

An undisclosed amount of cash and other miscellaneous items were taken.

The suspect fled the scene and was gone on arrival.

According information released by the Slayton Police Department, the suspect was later apprehended at a residence, where a search warrant was executed and several of the stolen items were recovered.

Charges of first-degree aggravated robbery, second-degree aggravated robbery, second-degree robbery, second-degree assault and third-degree burglary and receiving stolen property are pending.

No further information was available Wednesday.