An Iowa DE Had Guns Drawn On Him By Police While Playing ‘Pokemon Go’

An Iowa football player was mistaken for a bank robber while playing Pokemon Go.  Hawkeyes’ defensive end Faith Ekakitie wrote in a post on Facebook on Wednesday that he was mistaken for a criminal while playing the popular video game on his phone. The 6-foot-3, 290-pound defensive lineman was at an Iowa City park playing Pokemon Go while police were out searching for a bank...
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Coincidence, Pokemon Go, bank robbery, Faith Ekakitie

IOWA CITY — There are no rules for coincidence. You don’t have a say in it. You sometimes don’t even know when it’s happening. It’s usually harmless or something you might not piece together as a coincidence. Iowa defensive tackle Faith Ekakitie knew it right away, but not until after he took off his headphones and saw coincidence bordering on fate. Ekakitie, a senior...

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