Gay hairdresser stabbed train passenger with SCISSORS after he made a homophobic comment

Gay hairdresser stabbed train passenger with SCISSORS after he made a homophobic comment Hairdresser Lee Howett, 26, snapped after a man made a homophobic comment about him He fetched out his hairdressing scissors and stabbed the victim in the shoulder during a row at Basildon train station Court heard Howett was emotional after confronting an ex-partner By Harriet Cooke PUBLISHED: 10:03 GMT, 6 December 2012 | UPDATED: 17:27 GMT, 6 December 2012 Guilty: Lee Howett, 26, was jailed for two and a half years for stabbing a man with a pair of hairdressing scissors A gay hairdresser has been jailed for two and a half years after he stabbed a man with a pair of scissors in revenge for making a homophobic comment. Lee Howett snapped after a passenger waiting at Basildon rail station, Essex, abused him over his sexuality during a series of skirmishes. The 26-year-old then took a pair of hairdressing scissors from his bag and stabbed him close to his right shoulder blade