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Video shows wild fight break out in Brooklyn nail salon

Video shows wild fight break out in Brooklyn nail salon

The Brooklyn nail salon that was shut down by protesters over the broomstick beating of a customer remained closed Tuesday morning as a makeshift tribute to the boycott was set up outside.

A video showing the Friday night incident was posted to Facebook by a customer who watched the melee at New Red Apple Nail in East Flatbush.

A family member of the victim says the situation was blown out of proportion, but community activists say it's nothing new. (If the) police say you pay for the pedicure, then you pay for the pedicure. All you have to do is say "I'm sorry" and keep it going. "$5 is not even lunch".

"What I'm here to do right now is to get justice for my 58-year-old mother, my 21-year-old daughter, that had acetone thrown on them and got beat with sticks like they are in the 1960s", Abby Moses, the mother of 21-year-old Christina Thomas-the customer involved in the fracas-said at the protest, according to the Times. "I stopped coming here altogether, but as soon as I heard all the injustices that had happened, I felt like it was my responsibility to come and show support". Police say Huiyue Zheng, 32, was arrested on charges of criminal assault while possession a weapon, assault causing injury, menacing and harassment.

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

You can see two angles of the fight in the video below-one from the store's surveillance camera, and one taken by a bystander in the store at the time.

On Monday afternoon, a line of nine uniformed cops protected the salon from about 75 angry protesters who hurled shoes, bottles and other objects as the owner and an employee were escorted out.

The wild scene was captured on cell phone video. Prosecutors are now reviewing additional evidence and may later alter those charges, the station reported.

There is a man holding one of the women as the workers attack at the New Red Apple Nails on Norstrand Avenue in East Flatbush. The service is below standards and they lack respect for people of color. Several people held signs stating "Black $$$ matters" and chanted "black dollars matter". "We will come, we will picket it and we'll do whatever we have to close your store down".

"Imigration needs 2 b called that's it", a woman named Erica Moss wrote.