Pokemon Go Player Captures Own Mugging on Camera

Ricky Yaneza, 43, was live streaming the game when he was attacked and robbed near Central Park in New York City.
2:16 | 09/21/16

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And she pretty disturbing new video that raises and safety concerns about Oakland police here right they are man live streaming the game near Central Park here in New York captured his own mugging on camera. TJ is here would that scary moment eighteen kids should do remember when his game first came out I did a story right here about the immediate safety concerns that law enforcement had about an over the past couple months sure enough we have seen. And heard so many stories about those concerns playing out well yes this time we're actually seeing it play out violently on count. Me just an easy for him Blair. A disturbing new video shows a man lied streaming himself playing Pokemon go. What ends up capturing his own mugging near central ports now known I don't know if he's. The attack happened right after midnight Monday while 43 year old Ricky didn't as a was searching for pokey months. Looked in the background and the attackers he sneaks up on it. Then counts it. The mugger then takes off with a three cell phones you know the was using to play. You know the police he was targeted because he frequent the park with other Pokemon players love him alive you know that's all matters me. This incident raises even more safety concerns over the Pokemon gold grades. In July 3 Missouri teens were charged with armed robbery after allegedly staking out specific game locations been waiting for distracted players' victims. The show up. And this distracted Pokemon go player in Baltimore was caught on camera side swiping a parked police patrol car. While officers watched just steps away. They ate my part. Our department probe marked. Asks and according to a new study in JAMA within a ten day span there were fourteen crashes reportedly involving Pokemon go. The big game developer again reminding folks have begun a plane to go to go on the dog they encourage you to be aware of your surroundings and are actually go out with friends. Let this be a warning to all of us how many times you almost run in the somebody on the street cry got a dodge and because they get their heads out does not pay 1 o'clock in the morning Central Park Gary. Three phones he streaming and playing like he's at home not aware of anything going don't wanna blame him for not what I got was a winner ever saw that Unscom and now. What he's okay enormously. Thanks to yet again.

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