A mother-of-two has spoken out after a ‘brutal’ attack at her beauty salon in Malta.
Anastasiya Rallo, 35, shared a shocking picture of her injuries on social media after she was assaulted on Wednesday morning at her shop in Qawra.
She was treated at Mater Dei Hospital for a serious wound on her forehead as well as cuts and bruises.
Police later confirmed that a Maltese neighbour of the salon owner was ‘helping with the investigation’.
Anastasiya, who is married with two children, revealed her horrific ordeal in a Facebook apology to customers.
She posted on social media: ‘I have to apologise for all those who came today for their appointments and found the salon closed.
‘I was brutally attacked this morning in my shop and was hospitalised.
‘Hope for understanding and kindly contact me for new appointments.’
Customers and friends were quick to send their good wishes.
One posted: ‘I hope they catch the person who did this to you Anastasiya. Wishing you a speedy recovery.’
Another wrote: ‘Shocking. So sorry. Get well soon.’
Make up, Beauty and Nails by Anastasiya started business in 2005.