Richland Co. woman wanted after attempting to attack person with chainsaw

(Tiera Burgess (Source: RCSD))
Updated: Oct. 25, 2018 at 11:41 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Richland County Deputies are asking for the community’s help locating a woman after investigators say she tried to attack someone with a chainsaw.

Tiera Burgess, 23, is wanted on a charge of first-degree assault and battery.

Investigators say on September 9, at about 9 p.m. on the 700 block of Zimalcrest Drive, Burgess got into a verbal altercation with a person that became physical. Burgess hit and kicked the victim causing injuries, and reportedly charged at that person with a chainsaw.

If you know where Burgess can be found, you are urged by deputies to contact Crimestoppers by calling 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372) or visiting and emailing a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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