Setting 10 pm dark street in NYC early 1900's tone mysterious characters Bob and jimmy well patrolman.
Jimmy has a hard decision to make he has to either arrest bob or let him go.
Bob talks to a undercover policeman about waiting for an old friend to meet him him after 20 years. He assures the policeman his friend will show up and he says" I will give him 30 minutes".
A man, believed to be Jimmy, greets him, and they take a walk and stop under a street light when they can both see each other's faces clearly, Bob realizes that the man is not Jimmy and the man tells him that he has been under arrest for 10 minutes.
The undercover cop gives bob a note, telling him it's from patrolman wells.
Bob reads the note from Jimmy which indicated him as a wanted man so he sent someone else because he could not do it himself.