Aussie Men Accidentally Foil Robbery, Give The Most Australian Interview Ever

27/01/2016 15:36 | Updated 27 January 2016

Two men who accidentally foiled a robbery have spoken out about their heroic act in the most Australian way possible, leaving three television anchors in hysterics.

James Ross-Munro and Kane Wiblen were approaching a restaurant on Australia’s Gold Coast when they noticed a white car parked outside with no number plates.

Realising that a robbery was happening, Ross-Munro reached in and grabbed the key from the vehicle’s ignition while the thieves were still inside the building, and managed to catch the whole incident on camera.

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The pair had the most Australian interview ever

The heroic act stopped the perpetrators in their tracks and lead the pair to become internet sensations, racking up over a million views on their YouTube video.

Speaking to Australia’s Today show, the pair described the events of the evening, in hilarious Straylan English:

Ross-Munro said: "We’d been down at Options Tavern at a stubbies and singlets party, and got dropped off by a mate up the road, we were gonna walk down the servo and get some noodles and went to jump over a sign on the way, and slipped over and busted me plugga."

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Which means the pair was drinking beer and got dropped off at the service station, before the man's flip-flop broke as he tried to stop the crime.

After the incident Ross-Munro posted on Facebook: “They ran inside so I took their keys out of the ignition.

“When the driver [came] back to the car he realised his keys were missing, the passenger jumped in and I managed to land a few punches on the putrid scum’s face.”

The thieves made a getaway on foot instead and although the unlikely pair of heroes chased them, they managed to escape.

The Gold Coast Bulletin said that police confirmed the robbery.

A 23-year-old is currently in custody but they are continuing to appeal for information.

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