Charlottesville police are investigating an unusual crime. They say a group of men may have lured a good Samaritan right into a robbery.

It happened in the 800 block of First Street around 12:20 Saturday morning. Police say the victim stopped to help another man who was lying in the road. But as he approached, three male figures emerged from a dark area and attacked him, no weapons were involved.

Police say they suspect the man on the ground was involved with the three other men who attacked the victim.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.