BLOOMFIELD, N.J. — A New Jersey woman said she was pepper-sprayed by a hairstylist she hired from Craigslist after she expressed dissatisfaction with the results.
Jessica Mahecha, 25, agreed to meet with the woman at an apartment in Bloomfield, N.J. to have her hair styled and extensions dyed, WCBS-TV reports.
When the stylist was done and Mahecha told the stylist she wasn’t happy, that’s when the other woman allegedly sprayed her in the face, according to police.
“I had the police on the phone when she attacked me with pepper spray,” Mahecha said.
Police tracked down the suspect and arrested her on Monday, Patch.com reports. She has been charged with aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a weapon.
It’s another reminder to be careful when doing business online and agreeing to meet a stranger.