Who Is Vincent Root? New Jersey Teacher Arrest

Vincent Root is a man from Burlington County, New Jersey who worked as a special education teacher at Chatsworth Elementary School.

Vincent Root Arrest Details

Vincent Root Arrested. “Vincent Root, a 58-year-old teacher Chatsworth Elementary School in New Jersey, was charged with 14 counts of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Investigators say Root was first charged in 2023 after a student came forward and accused Root of inappropriately touching him during the previous school years. The investigation found that the alleged assaults happened in school classrooms over several years and all the victims were boys.” [Fox 29]

Root Placed On Leave By School. “The Woodland Township School District placed Root on administrative leave and banned him from school property, the BCPO said last fall. Root pleaded not guilty at his arraignment last week. He is currently free, pending trial. Information on the victims, including their ages and school-enrollment dates, have been withheld to protect their identities.” [Patch]