A young, naive schoolteacher gets in over her head when the advances of a suitor grow too ardent. To escape his unwanted attentions she steals a rich man's car and takes off. In her haste she does not check the car. If she had, she would have seen the murdered corpse of a gangster stuffed into the back seat. Fortunately for her, the wealthy man, wants to help her. To do so, he pretends to be a gangster.