Woman arrested after threatening gas station clerk with machete

ST. LOUIS, Missouri (KTRK) -- A Missouri woman is facing charges after threatening a gas station clerk with a machete.

Surveillance video shows the 54-year-old woman waving a machete inside a gas station near St. Louis Tuesday morning

Police say she yelled about looking for a Mississippi woman, and then knocked over items in the store.

A customer managed to grab the machete while the clerk wrestled the woman to the ground.

The woman was cleared by mental health examiners and taken to jail.
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