Man indicted for bank robbery

By The Associated Press

OXFORD — A Tupelo man faces a three count federal indictment over the armed robbery of a bank in September.

Cory Juwan Baker,23, faces charges of bank robbery by force, unlawful transport of firearms, and use of a weapon in the commission of a violent crime.

On Wednesday, he pleaded not guilty to the charges in an appearance in federal court in Oxford.

Baker is charged with the robbery of the M&F Bank in Tupelo on Sept. 9.

He is being held without bond in the Lafayette County Detention Center.

No trial date has been set.

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