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Iowa Football Player Held at Gunpoint by Police While Playing Pokemon Go


Pokemon Go is the newest craze, but for Faith Ekakitie it turned into an experience he will never forget.

The Iowa defensive lineman shared a post to Facebook about how playing the innocent game, ended in a situation causing him to fear for his life. While playing the popular game with headphones on, he was approached by four police officers that had gotten word a bank was just robbed. Fitting the description of the robber, Ekakitie had four guns pulled on him.

Although Ekakitie thanked the Iowa City Police Department for a calm result, he did leave an interesting tidbit:

"Not all police officers are out to get you, but at the same time, not all people who fit a criminal profile are criminals."