Even one of the best of us can change into solely engrossed in our Pokémon GO captures and battling, however this story is an ideal instance of issues going means too far.
A 40-year-old man has reportedly been arrested after hanging a police officer within the face. The incident happened in Matsuyama, the capital metropolis of Japan’s Ehime Prefecture, the place the person was taking part in the sport on his smartphone.
In response to Yahoo! Japan (thanks Kotaku), round fifty Pokémon GO gamers have been gathered close to a resort within the Chifunemachi space of town. The report means that these gamers have been getting into the resort with out permission, presumably to get their palms on a Pokémon which had been plonked contained in the resort’s location, forcing workers to name the police.
It might seem that the person in query missed out on this seemingly elusive Pokémon because of all the confusion, nevertheless, giving this very cause for his alleged violent outburst in a press release to the police. When questioned, the person reportedly mentioned, “Due to you, I didn’t catch [Pokémon]”, earlier than threatening the officers additional.
Fortunately, the police officer did not endure any accidents on account of the person’s actions.