Pokemon No-Go at Preston park

Pokemon hunters are putting themselves in potential danger by searching for the fictional creatures in a Preston park, police have warned.

Friday, 2nd September 2016, 7:58 am
Updated Friday, 2nd September 2016, 10:06 am
Work is ongoing to restore Preston's historic park, Winckley Square, Preston.

Officers have urged fans not to try to access the Pokestop in Winckley Square, which is currently closed for renovation work.

A message on the Preston Police Facebook page said the area was inaccessible, but said: “We’ve had reports of several persons climbing over into the park.

“Please can those playing the game not do this as there is an active building site with excavation work on-going and as such could prove dangerous.

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“I have requested to Niantic that this stop be removed to prevent anyone from coming to harm.

“Don’t worry as I know there are plenty of other stops in the area so you’re not missing out!”