Mobile gaming takes “task fixation” to a whole new level.
“It is believed these suspects targeted their victims through the Pokemon Go smart phone application,” according to the social media post. Specifically, the robbers appear to have watched the game’s map for a particular player-triggered feature that attracts Pokemon to a specific location for a limited time — to figure out when potential victims were likely to be in isolated areas such as parking lots.
Police caught four suspects after responding to a call about a robbery 2 a.m. Sunday
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