Hakera Cochran Arrested: New Jersey Woman Arrested In Nail Salon Attack Became Irate Over Broken Nail [PHOTO]

Hakera Cochran
Hakera Cochran allegedly squirted nail polish remover on the faces of two nail salon workers because she broke a nail. Facebook

New Jersey nail salon customer Hakera Cochran was arrested Friday after she allegedly attacked two employees by spraying nail polish remover in their faces because her nail broke.

Hakera Cochran, 29, of Bridgeton, N.J., was charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose stemming from the Friday incident at Mei Holiday Nails in Bridgeton, the South Jersey Press reported Sunday. She was released on her own recognizance.

Cochran became angry after one of her nails broke shortly after patronizing the salon, according to the Associated Press. When the employees of Mei Holiday Nails tried to calm her down, Cochran allegedly picked up a bottle of nail polish remover and squirted it in their faces.

“Cochran began shouting at staff members demanding they do something,” Bridgeton Police Chief Mark W. Ott said in a statement, according to the Vineland Daily Journal. “One employee asked her repeatedly to calm down, to no apparent avail.”

EMS responded to the scene but the nail salon workers declined to go to the hospital. 

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