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Suspected Serial Robber Hits Citizens Bank Branch in Philadelphia

FBI Philadelphia July 02, 2013
  • Public Affairs Specialist Carrie Adamowski (215) 418-4135

The FBI/Philadelphia Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to locate Carl Goodwin, a fugitive believed to be responsible for the robbery on July 2, 2013, of the Citizens Bank branch located at 6324 Stenton Avenue in Philadelphia.

At approximately 12:15 p.m., the subject believed to be Goodwin entered the bank and handed a teller a demand note. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank on foot and was last seen heading south on Stenton Avenue.

Goodwin, of Philadelphia, is believed also to have committed at least three other bank robberies in the last two weeks: June 20, 2013, Citizens Bank, 6324 Stenton Avenue; June 21, 2013, Bank of America, 3745 Aramingo Avenue; and June 24, 2013, Beneficial Bank, 5301 Chew Avenue.

In addition, he is wanted by the Philadelphia Police Department for the June 17, 2013 armed robbery of a Dunkin Donuts at 3705 Germantown Avenue; he has also been charged with escaping from a federal halfway house facility in Philadelphia last month.

Carl Goodwin is a black male, age 27, 5’10” tall, 150 pounds. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is urged to call the FBI at 215-418-4000 or the Philadelphia Police Department. There may be a reward for information leading to this subject’s capture; tipsters can remain anonymous.

One photo from July 2’s robbery is below, followed by three photos from the June 21 Bank of America robbery.