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Ohio high school teacher arrested in human trafficking investigation, AG says

Published: Oct. 27, 2021 at 3:15 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WXIX) - A 60-year-old high school teacher in Columbus was arrested Wednesday during a human trafficking investigation.

Robert Pea engaged in sexual activity with a minor after contacting the victim through an online advertisement, according to Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.

Pea teaches at Northland High School in Columbus, Yost said.

The 60-year-old faces a felony charge of compelling prostitution, according to the attorney general.

His arrest is part of an ongoing human trafficking investigation.

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