Rumors were flying Sunday that Team USA’s Ryan Lochte had been robbed at gunpoint. Initially the rumors were dismissed, but AP has confirmed that the Lochte and three other swimmers were robbed at gunpoint.
The athletes were reportedly leaving the French Olympic team’s hospitality house Sunday morning when their taxi was pulled over by people disguised as police. The robbers demanded the athletes’ money and other personal belongings.
No injuries have been reported and an investigation is under way.