Half-naked man tried to enter Heath school bus with children onboard, police say

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HEATH, OH (WCMH) — Police in Heath say a man naked from the waist down was arrested after he attempted to board a school bus with children on board. 

According to the Heath Police Department, officers began to receive several calls Wednesday on the report of citizens seeing a man walking nude from the waist down in the area of the Wedgewood Apartments.

Police say the man, Rodney Roach, 54, attempted to enter a home in the area, but was prevented by the homeowner from doing so.

Witnesses told police that later, Roach attempted to enter an occupied school bus that was stopped in the area to drop off children. However, the school bus driver prevented Roach from entering and drove away with the children.

Officers arrived on scene and arrested Roach after finding him standing along the roadway. 

Roach has been charged with indecent exposure. 

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