Man faces federal charges in Henrietta kidnapping case

Man faces federal charges from alleged kidnapping

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The man accused of kidnapping a woman from a hotel in Henrietta is now facing federal charges.

Cordell Brooks will be in federal court at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Brooks, 27, is now charged with sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion.

He was seen on security video in July with 27-year-old Shuntiayana Sims, dragging a woman out of the hotel as she fought to escape.

Both were previously charged with kidnapping, sex trafficking, assault, and promoting prostitution.