The goal of Pokémon Go is to catch Pokemon, but one woman managed to catch something much bigger: her boyfriend cheating on her.

A man named Evan Scribner got himself into a whole bunch of hot water when he caught a "bat character" in the vicinity of his ex-girlfriend's place in Bushwick, Brooklyn, right after hooking up with her. It's important to note here that the game uses geolocation services, and shows where each Pokemon was caught.

So, when his current (or rather, his most recent ex) girlfriend in Sunnyside, Queens happened to look at his phone, she couldn't help but notice that he'd caught a character right near his ex's place. HMMMM. To top it off, he couldn't even come up with a good excuse for why he was in that neighborhood.


He told the New York Post, "She found out last night at my house and hasn’t contacted me since then." Yeah, maybe don't hold your breath, buddy.