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Pokemon Go players disrupt Brisbane funeral

Two teenagers playing Pokemon Go were asked to leave a Brisbane Funeral inside a Catholic Church.

The incident happened at St Joseph’s Catholic Church at Corinda while a memorial service was underway for 87-year-old Neil Murphy.

His wife Cecily Murphy said she found it hard to believe they were chasing Pokemon.

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“I only saw the organist shake her head and the person walk away but my friend Geoffrey, he saw the young fellow put his phone up and took a Pokemon photo,” Mrs Murphy said.

She said a church was no place for catching Pokemon and that people should know better, reports ABC.

“It’s not the correct thing to do. I have a son who was a policeman and he said if he’d seen it he would have got up and escorted them out,” she said.

A church spokesman said the organist told the boys to leave.

 

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