Community Members Call For Brooklyn Nail Salon To Close Following Brawl

Brooms fly after botched eyebrow job causes brawl

The video now has more than 700,000 views with many on Facebook urged people to stop supporting the nail salon.

Police arrived at the scene later, arresting one of the salon workers and one of the customers.

The video shows a portion of the brawl at New Red Apple Nails on Norstrand Ave, in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

That same night, a woman named Mercy Maduka posted video footage of the fight on Facebook.

One woman explained to the Times that the racial tensions underlying the incident had motivated the local community to come out in force: "The black community has been pushed aside for generations, and it just seems as if the longer time goes on, the more people think we're simply going to go away", said Alexis Regnier, a 33-year-old health worker from Midwood.

As Thomas runs out of the salon another can be heard saying "What are you doing", leading to Zhing attacking her as well.

Staff at a nail salon in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, mercilessly beat up a woman after she refused to pay for a spoilt eyebrow job.




"Share this cause the cops made a decision to arrest the black people but not the Chinese people who ganged up on them". "[They are] hitting them like animals".

Police later charged Huiyue Zheng, 32 of Brooklyn, with assault, menacing, criminal possession of a weapon and harrassment.

Since the fight, hundreds of negative reviews, often referencing the incident, have been left on the salon's Yelp page. That's when the video shows the women in smocks turn toward two black women huddled against a wall. Christina Moses, 21, was also arrested on charges of assault causing physical injury, menacing and harassment. The women were dissatisfied with the service from the salon and ultimately, refused to pay $5 for a "f**ked up" eyebrow job. Thomas refused medical treatment, according to police.

"You can't treat us like we're second-class citizens", said one protester.

On Monday evening, about 150 demonstrators marched about five blocks from the shop to the Beautiful Red Apple Nails salon at 1224 Nostrand Ave., which has a near-identical awning.

"I'm expecting justice, but most of all I'm expecting black people to learn that when these business don't respect you, you don't spend your money with them", one protester, Tionna Smalls, told ABC7 NY.

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