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Man Accused Of Holding Repairman At Gunpoint After Failing To Fix His A/C

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A man is accused of threatening a repairman with a gun when the repairman told him he couldn't fix his broken air conditioner. We get it. It's hot, and everyone's got a little heat madness right about now. Babak Heravi may have an extreme case, however. He's accused of pulling a gun on an A/C repairman on August 27 in his home in the 2100 block of Salt Air Drive in Tustin, KTLA reports.

The repairman said he tried to fix Heravi's A/C unit, found himself missing the correct tools to do so. He told Heravi he'd need to come back at another time, but said that Heravi wasn't having it. He claims Heravi pulled out a pistol from his pocket and said, "I'm not letting you leave. See this? You're not leaving."

The repairman said he fled to his car and called police. Heravi was arrested by the Orange County Sheriff's Department's SWAT team. Though he was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, he has since been released on bail and charges have yet to be filed. The case is now in the hands of the Orange County District Attorney's Office.

If you find yourself in need of a cooling center during this heat wave, here's a map that shows how to find one. You can also find a list here.