Man charged with robbing ‘Pokemon Go’ players

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Police have arrested a Terre Haute man in connection with a “Pokemon Go” robbery on the Indiana State University campus.

Police arrested 19-year-old Jamar Dashillas on a warrant charging him with robbery in the Aug. 13 incident.

A man and woman playing the popular cellphone game about 3 a.m. told officers they were accosted by a man who demanded their personal property and then battered them. The man suffered a concussion and a broken nose, and the woman had bruises and cuts.

Police say Dashillas is not affiliated with the university.

He is held on $75,000 bond in the Vigo County Jail. It wasn’t clear whether he has an attorney who might comment on his behalf.

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