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Woman Punches, Refuses to Pay Katy Nail Salon Employee


September 3, 2022

By Natalie Cook Clark

Authorities seek a woman who punched a Katy nail salon employee after refusing to pay her $280 bill. Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information.

Credit: HCSO

Suspect Punched Employee

A woman is wanted after she assaulted a nail salon employee at Venus Nail Salon off of S. Mason Road. The suspect requested several specific services and then refused to pay her $280 bill.

According to authorities, the woman said she didn’t have any money and that’s when the employee locked the door and called 911.

When locked in, the suspect knocked over several items and then punched the employee several times.

She then took the remote that controlled the door lock and let herself out.

$5K Reward Offered

This is an ongoing investigation. Authorities request that anyone with information on this suspect to call the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime unit at 713-274-9100.

Only tips and calls directly to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to 5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS, submitted online at, or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.


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