4 US swimmers robbed by armed men who flashed police badges

Four U.S. swimmers were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning by men who flashed police badges.  They were taking a taxi back to their rooms in the athlete's village when the presumably fake cops pulled them over, ordered them out, and instructed them to lie on the ground. NBC News: U.S. Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen were robbed at gunpoint while in Rio de Janeiro overnight Saturday, NBC News has confirmed. Following conflicting reports — including the IOC denying any incident took place — Lochte himself confirmed with TODAY's Billy Bush that he and the other swimmers were robbed at gunpoint. "We got pulled over, in the taxi, and these guys came out with a badge, a police badge, no lights, no nothing just a police badge and they pulled us over," Lochte said. "They pulled out their guns, they told the other swimmers to get down on the ground — they got down on the ground. I...(Read Full Post)