By Gary Beech

Chances are you’ve heard of this new app called Pokemon Go which allows players to capture virtual characters with their cell phones.

Millions are playing it around the world but several injuries have been reported to people losing focus and walking into traffic or falling into bodies of water.

Greater Sudbury Police are encouraging everyone to have fun with the game but also be attentive to your surroundings to avoid a tragic incident.

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