The 47-year-old resident found the antique set in his house Tuesday night, Police Chief Terence Kenny said.
He put the bracelets on, locked them, then broke the key as he tried to free himself, Kenney said.
"We were satisfied with his explanation," the chief said.
Police picked the lock and sent the man on his way with the jimmied cuffs.
TRIBUTE: Bergen County legend Dave Rivara made an impression on just about everyone he met, not just personally but also among the countless musicians, staffers, fellow business people -- and, yes, customers -- he came to know in 40 years as owner of the Maywood Inn’s Twin Door Tavern.
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