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      Woman accused of scaring kids with chainsaw

      Authorities said Lynn Marie Herzog yelled at children using coarse language, videotaped and photographed them and walked toward them with a chainsaw to frighten them.

      An eastern Missouri woman is facing charges for allegedly approaching neighborhood children while wearing a ski mask and holding a chainsaw.

      The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that 50-year-old Lynn Marie Herzog of the Winfield, Mo., area is charged with felony harassment.

      Lincoln County deputies arrested Herzog on Sunday. Authorities said she yelled at children using coarse language, videotaped and photographed them and walked toward them with a chainsaw to frighten them.

      Herzog was jailed on $10,000 bond.