Apparently, trying to “catch them all” has no boundaries for two "Pokémon Go" players in Ohio.
The duo was found near the tiger exhibit and were both caught by the zoo’s security camera at 2:30 a.m.
According to Mashable, Bartholomy foreshadowed her arrest days before the incident by posting, “I am not above breaking and entering for a Pokémon.”
After her arrest, Bartholomy told The Blade, “It’s wasn’t the most responsible thing to do, but hey, gotta catch em’ all.”
The Toledo Zoo is a popular location for Pokéstops, but the staff only wants gamers to play in the zoo safely.
Adrian Crawford and Robin Bartholomy were arrested last night for breaking into the Toledo Zoo to play Pokemon Go. pic.twitter.com/yeJGthUhvt— Jon Victor (@jon_victor_) July 14, 2016
“We always encourage guests to visit the zoo, but we ask that they follow safety precautions already set out and not to enter restricted areas,” Shayla Bell Moriarty, director of communications at the zoo, said.
The pair is now prohibited from the zoo. They were taken to the Lucas County jail, until they were later released.
If playing "Pokémon Go" brings people joy and connects people together, that’s fine, there just need to be limitations to going above and beyond to catch the digital creatures.
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