Man sentenced to seven years in prison for attacking ‘Pokemon Go’ player in Long Beach

Jayson Lingen pleaded no contest to one count of assault with a deadly weapon Wednesday, after he smashed a metal pole over the head of a teenage “Pokemon Go” player in Long Beach last year, according to a statement issued by the Los Angeles 

A 57-year-old man was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday for attacking a teenager who was playing the augmented reality game Pokémon Go near the Long Beach waterfront, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
A man pleaded no contest Wednesday to assault with a deadly weapon for hitting a 17-year-old boy in the head with a metal pole while the teen was playing Pokemon Go in Long Beach last summer. Jayson Louis Lingen, 57, was immediately sentenced to

A 57-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in state prison for attacking a teen who was playing Pokémon Go with a metal pole in Long Beach, officials said. Jayson Louis Lingen pleaded no contest to one count of assault with a deadly weapon …

A 57-year-old man caught a seven-year prison sentence Wednesday for assaulting a teen who was trying to catch virtual monsters. Jayson Lingen pleaded no contest to one count of assault with a deadly weapon Wednesday, after he smashed a metal pole


Posted in Long Beach

Long Beach at Twitter: