Police arrested a 23-year-old on Thursday after he reportedly chased children around in a playground area completely naked.

According to the Statesboro Police Department, officers arrived on the scene at Fair Road Park and found Jarred Woodruff sitting on the ground in the nude.

Police say the father of the children involved in the incident was able to “physically subdue and detain Woodruff, pending police arrival, before he was able to physically harm any of the children of the playground.”

Statesboro police say Woodruff was arrested without incident and taken to the Bulloch County Jail.

He faces the following charges:

  • 4 counts Attempted Aggravated Assault with Intent to Rape a Child
  • 4 counts Attempted Child Molestation
  • 4 counts Attempted Cruelty to Children in the First Degree
  • 4 counts Attempted Kidnapping
  • 1 count Public Indecency – Felony

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911.

Information can also be submitted online or by texting a tip to “TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.