Suspect arrested in Raleigh State Employees Credit Union robbery

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Jimmie Earl Godfrey
Jimmie Earl Godfrey
wtvd-Courtesy: Raleigh-Wake City-County Bureau of Identification

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Raleigh police have charged a man in connection with a bank robbery at a State Employees Credit Union on Monday.

The robbery happened just after 5 p.m. in the 4200 block of Louisburg Road, near Capital Boulevard.

SECU robbery suspect
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Police said a man entered the bank, committed the robbery, and then fled on foot.

On Wednesday, police said they charged 43-year-old Jimmie Earl Godfrey with common-law robbery in connection with the incident after receiving a tip stemming from media coverage of the robbery.

Godfrey was taken into custody without incident and is currently being held at the Wake County Detention Center.

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