Generally, when there's a potentially dangerous situation going down that involves the police, it's recommended that people stay out of the situation as much as possible. Despite that, people have a tendency to do anything but.
Maybe it's because we all secretly (or not-so-secretly) want to be a superhero, or maybe it's because we really like doing the right thing that much, but time and again we've seen examples of people putting themselves in incredibly dangerous situations when trouble arose. Sometimes they help apprehend a dangerous suspect, other times they try to save somebody without any thought for their own safety.
We should repeat right now that this is NOT what you should do if you find yourself in one of these situations. When danger arises, the best step is to get yourself to safety, call 911, and try to give the proper authorities as much information as you can in order to help out.
However, when one woman saw a suspect being chased by police officers and quickly staying ahead of them, she decided to offer up her assistance, and then disappeared into the night. Just like Batman.
Aaron Cadman, the suspect seen in the video footage above, has had a few run-ins with the law already. In this particular case, he was charged with assaulting an officer of the law, and this is in addition to several other felonies, including possession of cocaine, and being drunk and disorderly in public.
Like many criminals, Cadman chose to run when the police tried to arrest him, and also like many criminals, it wasn't long before he was taken down. However, in this moment, the police actually had help from a mysterious source they haven't been able to locate.
As seen in the footage, a woman who saw Cadman running stepped up from the sidewalk to trip him as he ran by, effectively slowing him down and making police's attempt to catch him that much easier. The officers involved are calling her a hero and want to reward her for her efforts, but she disappeared into the night as soon as the incident was over, and hasn't come forward yet!