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Pokémon Go Players Robbed At Gunpoint In Fremont

FREMONT (CBS SF) -- Two people were robbed at gunpoint Sunday in Fremont as they played the popular smartphone game Pokémon Go, police said.

The two victims were sitting in their car playing while parked near Cabral and Bianca drives, according to police.


A suspect then approached their vehicle and pointed a handgun at them, demanding their phones and wallets. After collecting their valuables, the suspect fled on foot toward Cabrillo Drive, according to police.

The suspect was described as a black man who is about 20 years old with a thin build. He was wearing a black hoodie, white T-shirt and dark pants, police said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Fremont police at (510) 790-6800.

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