Owners Chase After Customers Who Run Out of Salon Without Paying

Nail salon employees were pepper sprayed in the face after they chased after customers who darted out of their business without paying, Concord police said.

The incident happened just after 8 p.m. Thursday at Ruby's Nail Spa. Owner Thao Phao said four people had elaborate manicures, with each nail having a design or diamond sparkles. A man with the group got a pedicure.

Phao said the group owed about $200, but ran off. When she and her co-workers chased after the group they were pepper sprayed, Phao said.

Police are now searching for the group.

No other information was immediately available.

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