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Pokémon Go player finds $2,000 at a Pokestop in Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (Warren County) – A person playing Pokémon go Wednesday afternoon found $2,000 on Main St, police said.

An unidentified person was at a Pokestop and located the money on the sidewalk shortly after 2:00 p.m.

A Pokestop is a notable location that is marked on a game map and has special benefits for players including the ability to get Poké Balls and eggs that hatch into Pokémon.

The individual then went to a nearby business to let them know he found the money and was going to turn it over to police, police said.

The officer then went to a business in the vicinity of where the money was lost and an employee told the officer a male was just here that found money, police said.

The officer checked surveillance video to get a description of the male and then located the individual walking on Main St, police said.

The person was in possession of the missing money and turned it over to the officer. The money was then given to the owner, police said.

By: Jay Edwards
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