08/21/2012 10:36 am ET

Would-Be Heroes Restrain Victim, Let Female Robber Get Away

Newsflash to would-be crime-stoppers: Sometimes, the bad guy is a bad girl.

A man and a woman driving down a New Jersey street in the wee hours of yesterday morning saw what they thought was a man assaulting a woman.

So they stopped and restrained him so the woman could get away … not realizing that the woman had allegedly just robbed the man.

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