The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said neighbors told deputies Lynn Marie Herzog, 50, was seen yelling profanities at children in their neighborhood, near Winfield, Sunday before donning a ski mask and approaching them with a chainsaw, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Wednesday.
Herzog, who was also allegedly photographing and videotaping the children, was charged with felony harassment.
Police did not say whether she gave any reason for her actions.
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