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EDIRNE, TURKEY - JANUARY 18: A boy wears a mask during the during the Bocuk Festival on January 18, 2020 in Edirne, Turkey. Believed to be an ancient Balkan tradition, the Bocuk festival or (Bocuk Gecesi) is celebrated every year and see's residents of the village dress up as scary characters and walk the streets banging on the doors and windows of houses hoping to frighten the residents. Bocuk is a word used in the Thrace region meaning "harshest winter night" and it is believed that people who celebrate it will have a healthy and prosperous year. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

What goes on in the world? Daycare workers have been charged over a horror mask prank. Officials in Mississippi have charged four former Mississippi daycare workers are being charged with felonies after scaring young children. Gone-viral videos show the workers dressing up in Halloween masks – specifically a ‘Ghostface’ mask (from the “Scream” movies) and scaring the children.

And we’re not talking one moment and just wearing a mask. The videos show the workers chasing the children around the facility. It’s horrifying! The kids scream, cry, run away, or cover their eyes in total fright. One employee can be seen laughing about the crazy scene. Then, another can be heard saying the children were behaving badly that day.


Video showing a former #Mississippi day care worker scaring kids in her care while while wearing a creepy mask has prompted child abuse charges against 5 day care workers.

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Now, the former employees – identified as Sierra McCandless, Oci-Anna Kilburn, Jennifer Newman and Shyenne Shelton each face three counts of felony child abuse. Traci Hutson faces failure to report abuse and simple assault against a minor. Both misdemeanors and felony child abuse charges. While another former employee is being hit with several misdemeanors says WTVA.