Buffalo Police Warn Pokemon GO Users to Stay Alert
It's all the hype right now – Pokemon GO.
As people walk around all over Buffalo, playing the wildly popular app, police warn users that they become a prime target to someone looking to rob them while they are focused on the game.
In addition, another concern is walking where people could be driving – they say it's just as dangerous to walk and text (or pokemon, lol) as it is to text and drive!
Not only is it a safety risk in terms of if you’re not aware of who may be watching your or following you but additionally if you’re looking at your phone you could step in front of cars...basically you’re not paying attention to your surroundings,” said Lieutenant Jeff Rinaldo of the Buffalo Police Department to WIVB.
In fact, there were actually a few instances of people trying to play while they drive!