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Forest Grove Pokémon fan braves darkness, stabbing to 'catch 'em all'

Michael Baker just wanted to catch ‘em all.

The 21-year-old Forest Grove man was out playing Pokémon Go, a new massively popular, worldwide, virtual-reality video game that requires players to walk around using their smart phones to scan for virtual monsters to add to their collection.

Baker had started hunting for Pokemon around 1 or 2 p.m. Sunday, July 10, and it was now early Monday morning, July 11. He and a friend were hunting in the dark for the elusive virtual monsters when they spotted a real-life man about 40 feet away near 19th Avenue and Filbert Street.

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