Brazilian Police Released More Details On The US Swimmers’ Alleged Robbery And It’s Not Looking Good For Them

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More details are emerging regarding the alleged robbery of American swimmers Ryan Lochte, Jimmy Feigen, Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger and it’s appearing more and more likely that their story was made up.

Earlier we reported a few details regarding how police in Brazil claimed that the swimmers fought with security and broke a bathroom door at a gas station.

Now, according to new reports, the swimmers reportedly did a lot more damage than just break a door and it wasn’t a robber who pulled a gun, it was a security guard wanting restitution for the damage.

Brazilian police say Ryan Lochte and three other swimmers who claimed they were robbed had in fact destroyed a gas station toilet and refused to pay for the damage until a security guard waved a gun at them, DailyMail.com can disclose.

A source with knowledge of the investigation said the four handed over money after the guard at the gas station insisted they pay.

The report continued…

The source told DailyMail.com: ‘They stopped at a gas station and they were all really drunk. They went to the toilet and damaged it pretty badly.

‘The security guy saw them and started arguing with them – telling them they had to pay. They refused and argued back. He pointed his gun at them and insisted they pay for the damage – they gave him some money and left.’

This would go a long way towards Lochte saying that he was told to get on the ground with a gun pointed at him and he told the guy, “Whatever.” It also would explain why the “robber” took only cash and left the swimmers with their wallets and credentials.

Then there are these little nuggets…

Here’s security footage of the gas station which was just released by Globo

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Lochte, as has been well-documented is already back in the United States, however his three teammates were not so lucky as the investigation continues.

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[Daily Mail]