- Associated Press - Saturday, February 8, 2014

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - The trial for a man charged with a bank robbery in the Mississippi Delta has been rescheduled for May 19.

Wilbert Parish Jr. is charged with robbing Planters Bank and Trust Company in Greenville on Sept. 10. He’s charged with two counts related to the robbery and another stemming from a bomb threat.

Police said a bomb threat was called in to a local school before the robbery to divert police from the heist.

His lawyer had asked for a trial delay. A judge set the new date in an order Monday.

Police said three others were involved and stole $600,425, but a dye pack exploded and the money was recovered.

Parish has pleaded not guilty.

The trial is set to take place in U.S. District Court in Oxford.

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