Durham County

Durham police trying to find a 26-year-old man ‘forced’ into mysterious van.

Charleston Prentice Goodman.
Charleston Prentice Goodman. Courtesy of the Durham Police Department

The last known sighting of Charleston Prentice Goodman was at 6:20 p.m. Sunday.

At that time, the 26-year-old was being forced into a van.

The Durham police are trying to locate Goodman and have requested that the public help.

Police said witnesses observed several men approach Goodman and coerce him into the light-colored van.

He was last seen by his family on Sunday while at 801 E. Woodcroft Parkway.

Goodman is a brown-haired, browned-eyed African-American man, who is 5 feet 11 inches tall and around 140 pounds.

Anyone with information has been asked to call Investigator G. Silla at 919-560-4415, ext. 29310 at the Durham Police Department’s headquarters. The phone number for the main desk is 919-560-4427.

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Colin Warren-Hicks: 919-419-6636, @CWarrenHicks