Thomas Rohda, 52, Wauseon, has been issued a summons to appear in Western District Court on a charge of child endangering.
Police are still investigating the incident, but the report states an officer observed a four-year-old boy running westbound in the 400 block of East Lutz Road about 3:50 pm, Friday, April 29.
The child was wearing neither shoes nor a shirt.
The boy told officers he was going to his mother’s place of work.
He was taken to his mother.
As part of the investigation, police made contact with Rohda, to whom the child had been entrusted. He was placed under arrest and taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on an outstanding warrant.
He was later served with the summons on the child endangerment charge.