An unidentified physical education teacher stripped naked at Carthay Center Elementary School in Los Angeles and chased second-graders and fifth-graders on the school playground on Jan. 19.
An unidentified construction worker filmed the teacher putting his pants back on.
An unidentified parent told KCBS:
He was supposed to be helping them learn P.E., run around and have fun. But he undressed and started chasing the kids while he was naked, and then the kids ducked and dodged, and ran into some of the classrooms and got safe haven that way.
Parents were told about the incident via robocall and a letter:
An individual began behaving in an unusual way, prompting us to contact law enforcement. As a safety precaution, our school went on a brief lock-down while officers responded and took the individual into custody.
A parent told the news station: “All of the kids saw his private parts. Very embarrassing, very upset.”
LAUSD officials said the man was approved to be on campus and was a contracted employee.
Mental health counselors were made available to the children following the incident.
School police are investigating the incident.