Police arrived at the scene later, arresting one of the salon workers and one of the customers.
"She said she didn't like it and doesn't want to pay for nothing", Lin told WNBC/Channel 4.
Mercy Maduka says she witnessed the fight, recorded it with her phone and posted the video to social media Friday - where it garnered hundreds of thousands of views. After one of the victims managed to escape, one of the broom-holders attacks another woman. She was released as well.
Dozens of protestors gathered outside the salon Monday afternoon demanding the business be closed, and asking that locals take their business elsewhere. "They are violent. I saw these workers beat up a woman, well more like jumped her". The young lady paid for her feet/nails but refused to pay for her eyebrows because she was unsatisfied. Christina Thomas, who Zheng allegedly attacked with a broomstick, is also being charged with assault. All you have to do is say "I'm sorry" and keep it going.
"I'm not trying to die on my bday or go to jail", she wrote.
Zhing was hospitalized with visible injuries to her face and body, and Thomas refused medical attention, according to police.
The video was posted on Facebook by another buyer who was inside the shop during the mayhem.
According to a criminal complaint provided by the Brooklyn DA's office, the incident took place around 9:35 p.m. on Friday at New Red Apple Nails on Nostrand Avenue in East Flatbush.
The Washington Post reports the incident has intensified racial tensions. The service is below standards and they lack respect for people of color.
A harrowing video showing a group of nail salon employees attacking a black family in Brooklyn, New York has gone viral with many calling for the establishment to be shut down. The protesters were holding signs that read "Black $$$ Matters" and were chanting "black dollars matter", the news station reports.