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On Monday, protests broke out in front of New York City’s 888 Happy Red Apple Nail Salon, formerly known as New Red Apple Nails, in response to a violent fight between a customer and it’s employees, according to CBS News.

The nail salon is located in East Flatbush, a neighborhood in Brooklyn that is 86% Black and 1% Asian, according to census data.

The fight broke out last Friday night after Christina Thomas, a 21-year-old African American woman, refused to pay $5 to nail salon worker Huiyue Zheng because she was dissatisfied with her eyebrow service. The situation quickly escalated into chaos when Thomas delivered a blow to the nail salon worker.

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