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Day care workers charged, accused of scaring tots with mask


HAMILTON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say five people linked to viral video footage of workers using a scary mask to frighten children at a Mississippi daycare are now facing charges. Monroe County Sheriff Kevin Crook said four of the women each face three counts of felony child abuse. A fifth woman, he says, faces charges of failure to report abuse by a mandatory reporter and simple assault against a minor _ both misdemeanors. The videos were posted on social media and show a worker at a daycare in Hamilton wearing a Halloween mask and yelling at children who didn’t behave. The daycare owner is not facing charges.

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