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Edmonds nail salon, customers subject of 'disagreement'

A couple says they were turned away because of their race. The nail salon says it was a ‘misunderstanding,’ and apologized

 

Last updated 6/13/2020 at 7:52pm



An incident at Main Street Nails in Edmonds has become a flashpoint for heated comments on social media during a time of rising tension after the death of George Floyd, a black man, at the hands of four police officers in Minneapolis.

The incident concerned an African American couple, according to the son of the couple, on a Facebook post.

According to Edmonds Police Sgt. Josh McClure, at about 1:28 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, an officer was dispatched to a 911 hang-up at 220 Main St. As the officer responded, there were updates that there was a verbal disturbance and a female caller saying they...



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