Woman in ski mask arrested for threatening children with chain saw

A Missouri woman is accused of trying to scare children by approaching them with a chain saw while wearing a ski mask.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department says Lynn Marie Herzog, 50, of Winfield, is charged with felony harassment in the Sunday incident.

Lynn Marie Herzog

Patricia Manker called the police after she saw Herzog yelling at her son and his friend and walking toward them with the mask and chain saw.

Sheriff’s department spokesman Andy Binder said the chain saw was not running during the alleged incident. Herzog was jailed on $10,000 bond.

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