Authorities in Maryland say a Prince George's County elementary school teacher has been arrested in a prostitution sting operation.

Officials say 29-year-old Martin Rye Brown of Silver Spring was arrested Tuesday on charges of prostitution and human trafficking.

Brown is accused of soliciting a prostitute and renting a room that was used for prostitution.

Police say Brown is a teacher at Langley Park-McCormick Elementary School in Hyattsville.

Prince George's County Public Schools system said in a statement officials are aware of the suspect's arrest and will cooperate with authorities in the investigation.