Driver Leaves Car to Catch Pokemon, Causes Wreck, Police Say

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Add Texas A&M University police to the list of law enforcement agencies dealing with Pokemon Go-related incidents.

The campus police department tweeted Tuesday that Pokemon Go was behind a car crash severe enough to deploy the airbags in the second car. The vehicle at fault was illegally parked because, as police put it, “1st driver had exited to catch a Pokemon.”

Just a few minutes before, the department tweeted that they had received reports of a suspicious vehicle and suspicious behavior near a campus building. You guessed it, “occupants were playing Pokemon Go.”

Unlike some other departments, the Texas A&M University Police Department doesn’t shy away from adding detail to their tweets. Here’s a sampling of some other recent campus misdeeds, as reported by school police: