Dad Forces Teen to Chop Hair Off After Mother Allowed Her to Get Highlights

In a day and age when kids dye their hair every color imaginable, a teen getting some highlights in her hair is hardly groundbreaking. In fact, it's one of those things that's so common that it rarely even elicits comments, except from close friends.

So, when Christin Johnson of Fostoria, Ohio, took her daughter, Kelsey, to get highlights added to her hair for her birthday, there was probably no reason to worry. After all, it's not like it was dyed purple or anything.

However, Kelsey's father apparently saw it very differently.

On January 31, Christin posted this on Facebook:

That's right, the man chopped off the child's hair. Why? Punishment. At least, that's according to Haskins Police Chief Colby Carroll.

"I've been doing this since '92 and I've never had a case I would say that's like this," Carroll said. "Mom was upset with how her child was being cared for -- lack of better terms."

Kelsey now has a wig to hide this "punishment."

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