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An Angry Barber Allegedly Gave This Guy Such A Horrible Haircut That It Led To His Arrest

This cut alone should probably be a crime, but he also sliced the dude's ear.

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Police arrested 46-year-old Khaled A. Shabani at Ruby's Salon in Madison, Wisconsin, after the alleged incident, which they said occurred on Dec. 22.

The 22-year-old customer, who wasn't named in the Madison Police Department press release, had gone to the salon to get his hair cut.

He requested a No. 2 on the sides, and an inch taken off the top with scissors, police spokesman Joel Despain said.

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However, his cut soon went south. He claimed Shabani began complaining he was fidgeting and moving his head, and twisted his ear. Then, Shabani allegedly grabbed a "zero" clipper, "snipped" his ear, and shaved a line in his head.

"[The victim] was starting to bleed when the 'zero' was used to cut a close path down the middle of his head, leaving him looking a bit like Larry from the Three Stooges," Despain said.

The victim then got up and left, with Shabani allegedly shouting after him, "You want a zero right?"

The man called police when he got home, and Shabani was arrested on suspicion of mayhem and disorderly conduct while armed.

"While it is not a crime to give someone a bad haircut, you will get arrested for intentionally snipping their ear with a scissors," Despain said.

On Wednesday, Shabani pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. The charge is a violation of a county ordinance, not criminal.

When reached by BuzzFeed News, the Madison Police Department had no further information.

Despite the reviews, the salon has two stars on Yelp ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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