Security warning after Pokémon Go activity detected at Airbus

Airbus employees have been warned not to play Pokémon Go while at work after activity on the the game was detected at one of its sites, "threatening security".

In an email to staff, Airbus workers were told playing the popular mobile game posed a "real threat" for the security of the company's premises.

Employees were also warned that searching for Pokémon Go characters threatened personal safety as well as being a "breach of internal regulations".

The email also reminded staff that "any device" with a camera that has not been authorised is "strictly forbidden".

"Measures can and will be taken in cases where security and safety threats are linked to the usage of Pokémon Go within our facilities," the email added.

Airbus said playing Pokémon Go threatens security on its premises. Credit: PA