It doesn't pay to take the law into your own hands.
A couple of Sioux Lookout residents learned that lesson the hard way.
The OPP say they have arrested two people after they made a citizen's arrest over the weekend.
Officers met the dynamic duo outside their detachment Saturday.
They say they apprehended a suspect they say committed a crime. Upon further investigation, police discovered the suspect was not responsible and the actions of the two citizens was not legal.
40 year old Wally Woods and 55 year old Pat Clara have been charged with assault and forcible confinement. (File photo)