Man Dragged Out of Barbershop by His Hair After Being Accused of Stealing Car

A woman in Detroit took the law into her own hands after allegedly attacking and detaining a man who she said stole her car.

Bianca Chambers, 32, said she tracked her car for three days after it was stolen outside the Marshall's store at Eight Mile and Woodward on Monday, July 14, reported The Detroit News.

Chambers said she was tipped off on social media a number of times about the location of her car, but each time police arrived at the scene it was gone.

On Wednesday July 14, she found her Mercedes Benz was outside the 7 Days West barbershop at Greenfield and Grand River. Chambers then entered the salon in order to confront the alleged thief.

"At that point, I was like...I'm not letting this man walk again," Chambers told Fox 2.

Chambers streamed a video of her confronting a man via Facebook Live. During the stream, Chambers can be seen approaching the man in a barbershop chair and asking him: "You got that Benz out there?"

The man appeared to deny that he had a car outside, to which Chambers replied "yes you do" and took him down.

"I went inside, asked him if that was his car, and I hit him," she told The Detroit News.

Others inside the barbershop then intervened and pulled the pair apart. At one point, the suspect can be seen being pulled by his dreadlocks by another man.

The suspect was then detained until officers arrived at the scene, with Chambers announcing during the Facebook Live that she had made a citizen's arrest.

Chambers said she even slashed the tires of her own car to ensure that the alleged thief couldn't drive away again.

"I slashed all the tires and I thought that he was gonna take off and I didn't know how long it was going to take for the police to pull up. And I refused to let him pull off again," she told Fox 2.

Police arrived at the scene and took the man into custody. However, officers said that the actions of Chambers and the others who helped detain the man did not amount to a citizen's arrest.

"We've got a victim who allegedly stole this car who was assaulted, but he didn't want to press charges, so [Chambers] wasn't arrested," Detroit police 2nd Deputy Chief Rudy Harper told The Detroit News.

"But that wasn't a citizen's arrest; it was a felonious assault. She even admits on the video that she assaulted the man."

In response, Chambers said: "Well, I guess I would've just taken the assault charge, then. I mean, this guy is cruising around in my car. Now, he's getting his hair done, about to pick whoever up and go joyriding. That's just wrong."

Detroit Police have been contacted for comment.

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The three-pointed star, Mercedes Benz emblem is seen on the grille of a sedan in the showroom of Mercedes-Benz of Hoffman Estates June 14, 2004 in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. A Detroit woman who had her Mercedes Benz stolen tracked down and confronted the suspect while streaming the incident on Facebook. Tim Boyle/Getty Images