WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. State Department official will appear in court after he was arrested on a charge of soliciting a minor.

Lucy Caldwell, a spokeswoman with Fairfax County police in Virginia, says 44-year-old Daniel Rosen was arrested at his Washington, D.C., home around noon Tuesday. Rosen was in custody with the D.C. Department of Corrections and was set for a hearing Wednesday in D.C. Superior Court.

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Caldwell says Rosen was arrested “following a series of online exchanges” with a detective assigned to the police department’s Child Exploitation Unit.

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Caldwell says the occupation listed for Rosen is “director of counterterrorism” for the State Department.

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says in a statement that the department is aware one of its employees was arrested and charged, but couldn’t confirm who or the specific charges.

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