Father who caught daughter with 19-year-old man accused of chopping off man’s dreadlocks

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(CNN) — A hairy situation in West Reading, Pennsylvania! A surprised father caught his 17-year-old daughter in his apartment with a 19-year-old man.

Dad was upset, and police say he chopped off the man’s dreadlocks with a knife!

Then, police say Dad allegedly threatened to shoot the boy in the back.

Reginald Hardy admits he lost his cool.

“I’m a father and I’m looking out for my daughter. That’s it,” Hardy said. He locked himself in the bathroom and then we got into a little scuffle. That might have been the maddest I ever got because I literally just seen red,” Hardy said.

Hardy says his daughter moved in with him a few weeks ago.

Hardy faces two counts of aggravated assault and terrorist threats.


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