FBI: Alleged serial bank robber strikes again

 Photo of alleged robber Carl Goodwin from an Aramingo Avenue bank robbery. (Courtesy of the FBI)

Photo of alleged robber Carl Goodwin from an Aramingo Avenue bank robbery. (Courtesy of the FBI)

He’s at it again.

Local and federal law-enforcement investigators said Monday that they suspect a halfway-house escapee who allegedly robbed at least four banks, including a trio in Northwest Philadelphia, since June 20 was behind an afternoon robbery at a Wells Fargo Branch on East Allegheny Avenue.

Carl Goodwin, 27, allegedly entered the Harrowgate branch at 3:53 p.m., handed a teller a note and ran off in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Last Tuesday, Goodwin allegedly followed the same pattern at the Citizens Bank branch at 6324 Stenton Ave. in West Oak Lane.

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He is the suspect in at least three other bank robberies in the past two weeks, including one in East Germantown on June 24 and another at the same Stenton Avenue branch four days earlier. Goodwin is also suspected in the armed robbery of a Dunkin Donuts location at Broad Street and Germantown Ave.

Goodwin description

Authorities describe Goodwin, 27, as a 5-foot 10-inch tall, 150-pound man who is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Violent Crimes Task Force at (215) 418-4000.

Police also ask anyone with information about the case, or suspects, to call the tipsline at (215) 686-TIPS, text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or send it in via the department’s website.

Tipsters can remain anonymous and police said that here may be a reward for information leading to the suspect’s capture.

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