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John Jardini, Robbery Suspect, Called His Victim For A Date

The Huffington Post   First Posted: 03/06/2012 1:50 pm Updated: 09/04/2012 12:08 pm

Dating 101: If you've just robbed a girl, don't try calling her for a date.

Dating 102: If you still really want a date, don't assault the girl you just robbed and her mom.

John Jardini, a 26-year-old from Pittsburgh, faces charges for allegedly taking $60 from a woman he approached on the street, according to told KDKA-TV.

Jardini then called the woman twice to ask if she had a boyfriend and if she wanted to go on a date, according to the news station.

The woman called police, who started tracking Jardini through his phone records, UPI reported. But before they could pinpoint Jardini's exact location, they received a report that the alleged robber was attacking the same girl and her mother outside a nearby market.

Cops collared the lovestruck loser, and identified him as the same guy who had robbed her earlier that day.

"How could you be that damn stupid, that dumb?" Mary Lou Parker, a neighbor, told KDKA-TV.

Jardini was charged with robbery and assault and ordered held in jail without bail.

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