Philadelphia Barber Says Police Ordered Him to Stop Giving Free Haircuts to the Homeless

By Char Adams | People

“I won’t let it discourage me in any way … I’m just focused on providing a service for the less fortunate,” Brennon Jones, 30, tells PEOPLE

A Philadelphia barber is looking for answers after he says police demanded he stop giving free haircuts to homeless people at his outdoor shop.

Brennon Jones, 30, says he was cutting hair between 8th and Market streets in Center City on April 10 when a Philadelphia police officer approached his chair and told him to “shut down immediately” without giving a reason why.

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