Police credit Pokemon Go players for helping stop thief

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Friday, August 12, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Police Department is crediting two Pokemon Go players with helping them catch a would-be thief.

The two were playing the mobile game near Chicago Academy High School late Monday night when they saw a man breaking into the school.

They called 911 right away.

Police said upon arrival they found a man inside the school. The man admitted he was attempting to steal computers.

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