Paris gets an app warning people if they are in a ‘no-go’ zone and giving live alerts of sexual assaults

  • Dozens of people have already downloaded No-Go Zone which has 4.3/5 rating
  • Designers say the app is meant to let people know if they are in imminent danger
  • The app also aims to give people information on the areas of the capital to avoid
  • Other users can report live crimes and they will be beamed live to smartphones

French police officers and security personnel stand guard at a security cordon around the Eiffel TowerAn app has been launched in Paris warning people if they are in a so-called no-go zone and giving live alerts of sexual assaults.

Dozens of people have already downloaded No-Go Zone, which is available on Google Play, and it currently has a rating of 4.3 out of 5.

Its designers say the app is meant to let people know if they are in a dangerous area and allow them to avoid places in the French capital where they might be at risk of violence or crime.

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor app no-goOther users can upload current incidents, ranging from attacks to sexual assaults, and they will beamed straight to a smartphone or device.

The app’s description online reads: ‘Whether you are staying in an unknown location, looking for a safe place to live, on your way to a specific location then No-Go Zone allows you to reduce any risk of aggression, theft, harassment or incivility.’…

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