“Aw, screw it”: LAPD cops hunted Pokémon as a substitute of responding to theft

Enlarge / Guests view a 10-meter-tall Pikachu glass and metal sculpture in Shanghai, China On November 28, 2021.

A California appeals courtroom has upheld the firings of two Los Angeles Police Division officers who failed to reply to a theft in progress and as a substitute went trying to find a Snorlax within the Pokémon Go augmented actuality recreation.

Officers Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell have been being recorded by a digital in-car video system (DICVS) once they determined to catch a Pokémon after not responding to a theft on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in response to the California Courtroom

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