Authorities search for cross-dressing crook

Authorities search for cross-dressing crook

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) - Lorain Police are searching for a 26-year-old wanted in a string of robberies in Lorain.

Julian Goodson, aka "Peaches," is accused of robbing a number of city businesses while dressed in women's clothing.

On July 3, he is accused of swiping $360 from the Family Dollar on Pearl Avenue. On July 7, Goodson allegedly hit up the Kwik Mart, also on Pearl Avenue, and got away with around $80. On July 8, police say Goodson robbed the C Town Mark on Colorado Avenue of nearly $200, and the Dairy Mart on Broadway Avenue of $185. On July 9, he's accused of getting $50 from JR Foods on East 42nd Street.

Police say Goodson robs the stores the same way. He pretends to buy an item, and when the clerk opens the cash register, he grabs cash from the till and takes off.

Witnesses describe "Peaches" as effeminate and wearing women's clothes. He has a slender build, is around 6 feet tall and a large tattoo on his left hand.

19 Action News has learned Goodson was released from prison on June 1 after serving nearly six years for armed robbery.

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