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Wild brawl at nail salon

Wild brawl at nail salon

Facebook user Jasmine Johnson posted a video of a protest in front of the Brooklyn salon on Sunday.

In the short clip captured by Maduka, one member of staff can be seen repeatedly hitting one of the customers with a broom handle while another patron is held back by two employees. The nail salon, however, claims that Thomas refused to pay for all of the services. The young lady paid for her feet/nails but refused to pay for her eyebrows because she was unsatisfied.

She was later released following a hearing in Brooklyn Criminal Court.

Thomas faces charges of misdemeanor assault, misdemeanor menacing and harassment, police said.

The crazed worker then starts beating the customer with a broomstick as she tries to calm the situation.

The customer, Christina Thomas, refused to pay because she did not like the way the owner, Huiyue Zheng, waxed her eyebrows.

A spokesperson for the Brooklyn district attorney's office says they are in the process of examining all of the evidence, including videos that were not available at the time of the arraignments.

Police said Zhing was taken to the hospital before being arrested because of visible injuries to her face and body, PIX 11 reports.

Protesters in Brooklyn - some chanting "where is ICE?" - besieged a second nail salon Monday that they believe is connected to the shop where customers brawled on video with employees last week - forcing cops to escort the workers out for their own safety. Thomas declined medical attention, the station reported.

The protesters marched from the salon to another associated business to demand they both close for good.

Those who use public services might usually think they're right, but - in reality - it's far more likely that the person who spends every day working there has a better idea of what's correct or not.

The ordeal has also sparked protests against the nail salon.

"There is no respect for people in this neighbourhood", Gavin Gibbs, a 49-year-old East Flatbush resident, told The New York Daily News.

One demonstrator hit a police officer in the back after throwing a bottle.