Pokemon Go players have been involved in hundreds of police incidents since the gaming app phenomenon launched, the BBC has learned.

Robberies, thefts, assaults and driving offences were among 290 incidents recorded across England and Wales throughout July.

Lancashire Constabulary logged 39 incidents – the highest figure from 29 forces that provided data.

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