Mental Tests Ordered for Iowa Man Charged in Nebraska Heist

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — Mental tests have been ordered for an Iowa man charged with robbing a bank in northeast Nebraska.

The Sioux City Journal says a federal trial had been scheduled to begin Monday in Omaha for 67-year-old Max Lafferty, of Sioux City, Iowa.

Lafferty has pleaded not guilty to a charge that he robbed a Bank of the West branch in South Sioux City on Sept. 11. Police say he flashed a steak knife when he demanded cash from a bank worker and left the building with about $1,500. He was arrested about a block away.

Lafferty originally was charged in Dakota County Court, but the state case was dismissed after the federal charge was filed.
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