Florida teens, mistaken for thieves, shot at playing Pokemon Go
Police say the two teens playing Pokemon back late in the night in their car in Florida shooting by the householder, who mistake them for thieves.
The man, who opened fire on their car after they refused to stop when challenged them on Saturday.
It did not hurt them.
He said that earlier he had heard the husband says, “I did not get anything?”
Police used in Florida the incident as an opportunity to issue guidelines for teens
and parents to play the game safely.
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Police say they received a call from my father and one of the teenagers when he observed later that the bullet had caused a flat tire, said News4jax.
The father said teenagers did not realize that they are exposed to fire, it is believed that the man was only trying to scare them.
The issues guidelines by Flagler County Sheriff’s Office best practice tips for Pokemon players return.
They point to the players:
Be alert at all times, and stay aware of their surroundings
Do not drive, ride a bike or skateboard while playing
Non-infringement, or go to private property while playing
Be aware of the “Pokestops” where players can fall victim to a crime
Sharif Office also advises parents of the players Pokemon Go to:
Talk to their children about strangers,
and put restrictions on where you can go
Be aware of third-party software applications claiming to enhance the gaming experience – because many allow access to sensitive personal data