Man accused of forging his way out of rehab, using discharge paper to rob bank

- Police say a Philadelphia man signed himself out of a Chester County drug and alcohol rehab center, took a cab to a nearby bank and robbed it using a note scribbled on his discharge papers.

Jamal Goodwin, 25, was arrested Tuesday and charged with robbery, theft and other offenses stemming from Monday's holdup at Malvern Federal Savings Bank.
 
Police say Goodwin took just over $5,000 in cash before fleeing in a Main Line Taxi cab. 
 
Unfortunately for Goodwin, police say he left behind a gym bag containing $2,700 worth of the stolen money in the cab along with his wallet and driver's license. Also in the car were two sweatshirts a bank teller said belonged to the robber.
 
It's unclear if Goodwin has a lawyer who could comment.
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