Rio is getting even more dangerous since the start of the Summer Olympics — but this time, the ones posing safety threats are the competitors.
A Namibian boxer has been arrested by Brazilian police under suspicion of attempting to sexually assault a housekeeper in the Olympic village.
The woman claimed Junias Jonas grabbed her and tried to kiss her, and even allegedly offered her money for sex before she ran away and went to the police.
On Sunday, 22-year-old — who was selected to be Namibia's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony — was taken to Recreio police station where he is being charged with attempted rape.
Competing in the light-welterweight division, Junius is scheduled to fight against