Police were forced to remove a mug shot after being flooded with puns about the man's unique hairstyle.
Gwent police shared the snap of Jermaine Taylor - who they wanted to speak to about a drugs-related incident - but the post was met with an onslaught of jokes about his locks.
One Twitter use wrote: "He was last seen in town; Police are combing the area."
Another quipped: "He walked out of the complex at precisely 7.30pm, and his hairline at 7.45pm."
The force later said in a statement: "We're really grateful to everyone who is assisting us in locating Jermaine Taylor, and we must admit a few of these comments have made us laugh.
"However, when the line is crossed from being funny to abusive, we do have to make sure we are responsible and remind people to be careful about what they write on social media."