An 18 year-old kid tried to steal a Jaguar from a dealership. The salesman tied him up with extension cords.
Check out the (poorly written) article here.
I don't know anything about this guy's training, but if you stop a criminal, and you've taken even one day of classes, the media will refer to you as a 'Karate Expert'
Or in the case of this article, a 'marshal [sic] arts expert'
If I ever thwart a robbery, I really hope the newspapers don't print my name.