BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 45-year-old man has been arrested after police say he pepper sprayed an employee before robbing a Royal Farms store earlier this month.

Andre Thomas Duffie faces charges for the robbery of the Royal Farms located in the 700 block of S. Philadelphia Blvd., in Aberdeen.

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Police say the robbery happened on February 6, when Duffie went into a restricted area of the store. He is then accused of pepper spraying an employee, before stealing a number of cigarette cartons.

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Duffie was arrested Tuesday, by the Howard County Police Department.

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