US swimmer Ryan Lochte and 3 others robbed at gunpoint in Rio

US swimmer Ryan LochteGold medal-winner Ryan Lochte and three other swimmers, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger & Jimmy Feigen, were robbed at gun point at Rio, Brazil today. The men who robbed them at posed as police officers and stopped their vehicle.

They proceeded to rob them of their money and other personal belongings.

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“All four athletes are safe and co-operating with authorities,” the US Olympic Committee said in a statement

According to reports, the swimmers had been attending a party at the French Olympic team’s hospitality house when their taxi was stopped on the way back to the athletes’ village.

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