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Toronto police issue warning to Pokemon Go players

Toronto police want you to stay safe as you run through the 6ix catching Pokemon. In other cities around the world, trainers have walked into traffic and off cliffs trying to be the very best, like no one ever was.

But you should probably glance up from your phone once in a while and look both ways before chasing after a wild Eevee.

"We're trying to send a message and that message is: 'Be safe.' Is a Squirtle worth your safety? I don't believe that it is," said Const. David Hopkinson to CBC News.

You should also avoid trespassing, even if you do spot a rare or elusive Pokemon. Luckily, there haven't been any major issues in Toronto. Yet.

And Sick Kids is also asking players to stop dropping lures in and around the hospital. On numerous Pokemon Go Facebook groups, members have been encouraging others to help patients catch Pokemon. And while this seems like an awesome initiative, apparently it's doing more harm than good.


Photo by Natta Summerky.


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