The HIDDEN Danger Behind The Pokemon Go App.
It hasn't been around long but Pokemon GO has already been the cause of quite a few problems.
The first was a woman who was playing the game finding a dead body but now the Missouri (U.S) police have released a statement telling people to be careful, as thieves are targeting people with smartphones.
The police statement said ''This morning at approximately 2 AM we responded to the report of an armed robbery near the intersection of Highway K and Feise Road. We were able to locate four suspects occupying a black BMW a short time later and recover a handgun. These suspects are suspected of multiple armed robberies both in St. Louis and St. Charles Counties. It is believed these suspects targeted their victims through the Pokemon Go smartphone application.''
Police believed that the robbers were armed and playing Pokemon GO, where they added '' a beacon to a pokestop to lure more players. Apparently they were using the app to locate people standing around in the middle of a parking lot or whatever other location they were in.''
All four suspects were arrested one had a handgun.
Be careful when catching Pokemon!