By Diana DiGangi
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — A middle school teacher for Prince George’s County was arrested Wednesday and charged with soliciting a prostitute.
The “prostitute” was actually an undercover detective with PGPD, a release from the department said. Police said the alleged crime happened at a hotel in the county.
Gregory Hollins, 55, is a teacher at William Wirt Middle School in Riverdale.
The school system said in a Friday statement that they are aware of Hollins’ arrest, and they had provided the following letter to parents:
Dear Parents and Guardians,
This letter is to inform you that William Wirt Middle School physical education teacher Gregory Hollins is currently on leave due to an incident that occurred off school property.
A substitute teacher will be assigned to his class in the interim. I want to assure you that our school system remains committed to a quality education in a safe environment for all students.
Thank you for your support.