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UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA9) -- A High Point High School teacher and former football coach accused of abusing a female student on school grounds has been indicted on one count of sex abuse of a minor.

Andre Brown was arrested on May 22 after a 17-year-old female student told police about the abuse, which happened in fall of 2013.

According to county school officials, Brown has been placed on paid administrative leave until the legal process concludes. He is currently out on bond.

Brown is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on June 16.

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