UPDATE, 2:33 p.m. ET: We are learning more about Lochte's close call during the hold-up, and the details are scary!
The other swimmers complied, but at first Lochte refused, since he hadn't done anything wrong.
That's when, according to the report, one of the robbers put a gun to Lochte's head (!) and cocked it (!!), and asked for the swimmer's wallet.
Lochte obliged, of course, and it appears that the swimmers involved were unharmed. Crazy…
Also, on a more humorous note, there's this (below):
This story is scary — or just plain weird.
He was unharmed, thankfully, but Ileana Lochte told reporters that the star American athlete was on his way to a party with a group of people — including at least one of his US teammates — when they were mugged.
She said to USA Today (below):