Man condemned to 7 years in jail for aggressive ‘Pokemon Go’ actor in Long Beach

A 57-year-old male held a seven-year jail judgment Wednesday for assaulting a teen who was perplexing to locate practical monsters.

Jayson Lingen pleaded no competition to one count of conflict with a lethal arms Wednesday, after he crushed a steel stick over a conduct of a teenage “Pokemon Go” actor in Long Beach final year, according to a matter released by a Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

The conflict happened while a 17-year-old was personification a renouned mobile phone diversion — that involves players roaming a genuine universe and attempting to constraint Pikachu and other small monsters from a video diversion array — on Aquarium Way nearby a selling core in downtown Long Beach, prosecutors said.

Prosecutors contend Lingen yelled during a victim, afterwards struck him in a conduct with a steel pole. Police arrested him a brief time later.

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9:45 a.m.: This story was updated with additional sum on a victim’s injuries and some-more credentials on crimes associated to a “Pokemon Go” mobile game.

This story was initial published during 8:45 a.m.

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