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Two LAPD officers fired for playing Pokémon GO and ignoring robbery call - Erie News Now

Two LAPD officers fired for playing Pokémon GO and ignoring robbery call - Erie News Now
By Sara Smart, CNN

Instead of responding to a nearby call, Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell were caught searching for Pokémon characters through the Pokémon GO app, according to a ruling this month from a California appellate court.Nearby, a Snorlax, one of the Pokémon characters, was spotted so the men were focused on capturing it.The ruling notes that Capt.Evidence in the ruling notes that Mitchell caught the creature and exclaimed "Got 'em".

And the appeals court upheld that position on Friday, the ruling notes.Inside this patrol car were Lozano and Mitchell.

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