Rio De Janeiro, Brazil-ESPN is reporting that U.S. Olympic swimmers, including Port Orange native Ryan Lochte, allegedly lied about being robbed at gunpoint. Police say a video shows the swimmers in a fight with gas station security and one swimmer breaking a glass door. The four claimed they were stopped in a cab by armed robbers who showed police badges.
Three swimmers remained in Brazil being questioned by authorities about what happened when, reports say, their stories had discrepancies.
Lochte’s father, who lives in Port Orange, says his son has returned to the U.S.
The link to the EPSN.com report is here.
A press conference has been set in Brazil for later today.