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    The Newark Police department will be hosting a "Pokemon with Police" event to catch Pokemon in a fun and safe environment. (July 18, 2016)

    If you’re in Newark searching for Pokémon on Sunday, you might want to make your way to the city's Police Department.

    Police announced Monday on their Facebook page that they will be hosting a “Pokemon with Police” event to bring the community together while playing Pokémon Go. 

    “This will be a fun and safe environment, so bring your friends and family to try and catch them all!” Newark police wrote on Facebook.

    The station is conveniently located beside two ‘Pokestops’ and to increase the chances of catching the desired Pokémon, police will be activating nonstop lures, modules that attract Pokemon to a sepcific location. 

    Police cruisers will be parked on the grass outside the Newark station to help Pokémon hunters find the event at 7 p.m. Sunday.