Plethora of Pokemon pursuits in Princeton

by | Jul 21, 2016 | Life & Style

Clayton Jenkins,8, prepares to capture a Pokemon at a Poke Stop.

Clayton Jenkins,8, prepares to capture a Pokemon at a Poke Stop.

Singles and groups walking around Princeton while staring at their cellular telephones are not part of a zombie apocalypse, but are busy capturing animated creatures and doing battle as part of the new “Pokemon Go” digital game released by Nintendo earlier this month.

Following clues on their smart phones, gamers are strolling around Princeton looking for locations inside and outside buildings where Pokemon characters and props can be found. The number of gamers is spotty during the day, but increases when the sun goes down.

“We are seeing an increase in the number of people chasing after a fictitious character,” Police Chief James Waters said.

By Joe Reavis • Staff Writer • [email protected]

For the complete story see the July 21 edition of The Princeton Herald or click here for the e-Edition.

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