- Associated Press - Monday, September 28, 2015

PRENTISS, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have identified the teacher who was recently accused of putting cameras in an elementary school restroom.

Multiple news outlets report that Arthur Martin, a fifth grade teacher at J.E. Johnson Elementary School in Prentiss, admitted to putting a camera in one of the school’s restrooms on Wednesday morning. The camera was found at 1 p.m. the same day.

A statement from Jefferson Davis County Schools Superintendent Will L. Russell says no children were injured or harmed in the incident. He says Martin has been fired.

Police have charged Martin with photographing and filming a subject without consent under the age of 16. Mississippi Bureau of Investigation authorities say they have seized a computer and other items from Martin’s home.

It is unclear if Martin has an attorney.

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