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UNC student wanted in Apex bank robbery

Posted November 9, 2011

— Apex police are searching for a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student who's been charged in a bank robbery.

Gordon Miller Goodwin, 22, was named as a suspect Wednesday in the robbery of a Sun Trust bank inside a Kroger grocery store at 940 U.S. Highway 64 on Monday. He faces a charge of common-law robbery.

Police said that a man entered the bank around 6:20 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money.

Goodwin is described as white, with brown hair. He might be driving a 2002 black Chrysler Sebring with N.C. license plate AHN9349.

Anyone with information on Goodwin's whereabouts is asked to contact the nearest law enforcement agency.


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  • wrobertson95 Nov 14, 2011

    The Franklin Times is reporting that this is the same person that robbed the Suntrust in Youngsville -

  • Here2tellya Nov 10, 2011

    not the sharpest cheese on the trisket is he?

  • Jazz99 Nov 9, 2011

    John Edwards was UNC student as well....

    According to the NCSU web site, Mr. Edwards is a 1974 graduate of NC State.

  • woodsman12169 Nov 9, 2011

    nice disguise

  • Coretta Scott Thing Nov 9, 2011

    Good for him. Banks are evil. I hope he gets away with it and spends the money on ganja.

  • Rebelyell55 Nov 9, 2011

    Well don't that beat all. I bet someone from Durham made him do it.

  • Uhavenoclu Nov 9, 2011

    Guess he needed to pay next semesters fees?.Or he got a last minute flight to San Diego for the Carrier classic?

  • brassy Nov 9, 2011

    UNC just raised tuition. Any theories?

  • hunter38 Nov 9, 2011

    So he'll get probation....it's N.C.

  • Chairman of the Bored Nov 9, 2011

    "Honestly, who would be scared by a note and give this kid money!? I would just laugh in his face...I mean look at him!" - alockwr21

    And then he pulls out a gun and blows your head off. Har Har!