Jury selection to begin for man accused of sex trafficking

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BRIDGEPORT -

Jury selection is set to begin for a man accused of sex trafficking two teenage girls.

Christopher Hamlett's trial is scheduled to start Monday in federal court in Bridgeport.

He pleaded not guilty to child sex trafficking and production of child pornography.

Prosecutors say Hamlett allegedly trafficked the girls from August to November of 2017 when they were 16 and 17 years old.

Testimony in the trial is expected to begin on Oct. 9.

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