New Jersey Police to Pokemon Players: ‘Use Common Sense’
Pokemon's latest release of it's app, 'Pokemon Go,' is becoming a concern for New Jersey Police.
So, I'm sure you've heard the latest craze around 'Pokemon Go.' It's an app that allows people to hunt for Pokemon in real time. Now if you don't remember Pokemon, it was a popular TV show and video game back in the 1990s/2000s where you collect, for the lack of a better word, animals/monsters referred to as 'Pokemon.'
Despite it's popularity, stories of 'Pokemon Go's' dangers have also circulated. For instance, people are being robbed, one girl came across a dead body, and people are disregarding trespassing warnings!
ABC News says that New Jersey Police have issued an advisory this morning warning citizens to be smart while playing the game. They ask residents to be aware of their surroundings and practice personal safety so they won't fall victim to criminals.
Basically, just use your common sense and use your judgement. If Pokemon Go, says there's a Charizard waiting for you in a deserted area at 3 a.m...
Seriously, just stay home!
Be safe and happy collecting!
Read more on ABC News.