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MS-DOS locate string in multi line text file then set to a variable

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I would like to use MS-DOS FIND command (or some other method) in a batch to locate a string from  TEXTFILE.TXT and store it to a variable.  My text file has multiple lines, and the string I search for is always the same "StoreId="   However, it can be on different lines within the text file.  Always in the top 10 lines.  I am after the value of what StoreId equals for the contents of the variable.

Example line from text file: StoreId=st0028
DOS batch variable contents desired: 0028
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