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Police in O’ Fallon,MO. say teens used Pokemon Go to rob victims

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Police in O’ Fallon,MO. say teens used Pokemon Go to rob victims

( KTRS ) Police in O’Fallon, MO. say four teens robbed victims after luring them to a specific location using the new ‘Pokemon Go’ smartphone game. Police said Sunday that four teens used the game to draw victims to a spot where they were waiting, and then robbed them. The recently released game sends players […]

Police in O’ Fallon,MO. say teens used Pokemon Go to rob victims

( KTRS ) Police in O’Fallon, MO. say four teens robbed victims after luring them to a specific location using the new ‘Pokemon Go’ smartphone game.

Police said Sunday that four teens used the game to draw victims to a spot where they were waiting, and then robbed them. The recently released game sends players to locations to collect various creatures. Police say the robbers used the game to lure victims by putting a “beacon” at a location to draw in players.

The suspects range in age from 16 to 18 years of age and all reside in the St. Charles County area, they were arrested after police responded to call for an armed robbery near a Circle K gas station at Hwy K and Fiese Rd.

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