A string of armed robberies that took place Saturday night in Missouri were perpetrated by suspects who targeted their victims using Pokémon Go, a popular augmented reality game, according to police. “This morning at approximately 2 am we responded to the report of an Armed Robbery near the intersection of Highway K and Feise Road,” the O’Fallon Missouri Police Department said in a statement.

“We were able to locate four suspects occupying a black BMW a short time later and recover a handgun. These suspects are suspected of multiple Armed Robberies both in St. Louis and St. Charles Counties. It is believed these suspects targeted their victims through the Pokemon Go smart phone application.” READ MORE