Man enters meat shop with chainsaw

The Waterloo Police Department responded about noon Friday to Schneider’s Quality Meats, 1323 Illinois Route 3, after a 63-year-old man from East Carondelet entered the business carrying a chainsaw, alarming customers and employees.

Police said the man did not operate the chainsaw, and he told officers he had walked to Waterloo from his home.

Police transported the man back to his home without further incident.

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