U.S. Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger are being investigated over their report of being robbed at gunpoint in Brazil.
There are suggestions the robbery report was fabricated.
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The U.S. Olympic Committee says two American swimmers were taken off their flight from Brazil by local authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery involving Ryan Lochte and his teammates.
USOC spokesman Patrick Sandusky said Wednesday night that "Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were removed from their flight to the United States by Brazilian authorities. We are gathering further information."