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Former Fayetteville Officer Faces Federal Charges

Posted September 15, 2003 4:06 a.m. EDT

— A former Fayetteville police officer is facing federal charges.

Christopher Young is accused of violating the civil rights of five women. In 2000, a Cumberland County jury found Young not guilty of raping women while on duty. He claimed the sex was consensual.

Jury selection in the trial should begin Sept. 22.