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Lochte 'robbery' case: US swimmers pulled off flight

Two of the four American swimmers who claimed they were robbed at gunpoint are expected to arrive at a Rio police station Thursday.

Jack Conger and Gunner Bentz had their passports seized and were pulled off their flight back to the United States on Wednesday night so they could be questioned by Brazilian authorities.

Conger and Bentz, as well as Ryan Lochte and James Feigen of the American swim team, reported they had been robbed by an armed suspect on Saturday night. Lochte told NBC on Sunday that the swimmers' taxi was returning them to their rooms after a night of partying when an armed man dressed as a security guard pointed a gun at him and robbed them.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: U.S Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz (2nd R) and Jack Conger (2nd L) leave the police headquarters at International departures of Rio de Janiero's Galeo International airport on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The swimmers were removed from their flight departing for the United States by Brazilian authorities to give more information about a reported armed robbery earlier in the week which included fellow U.S swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feign. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18: U.S Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz (R) and Jack Conger leave the police headquarters at International departures of Rio de Janiero's Galeo International airport on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The swimmers were removed from their flight departing for the United States by Brazilian authorities to give more information about a reported armed robbery earlier in the week which included fellow U.S swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feign. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
American swimmers Gunnar Bentz (Lt) and Jack Conger (2nd-R) leave the police station at the Rio de Janeiro International Airport after being detained on the plane that would travel back to the US. Brazilian police arrested two US swimmers and a top International Olympic Committee official as scandal overshadowed the Rio Games and Usain Bolt's progress toward a new gold. Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were taken off a flight leaving Rio de Janeiro by authorities investigating doubts over their claim to have been mugged. / AFP / TASSO MARCELO (Photo credit should read TASSO MARCELO/AFP/Getty Images)
American swimmers Gunnar Bentz (L) and Jack Conger leave the police station at the Rio de Janeiro International Airport August 17th after being detained on the plane that would travel back to the US. Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were taken off a flight leaving Rio de Janeiro by authorities investigating doubts over their claim to have been mugged. / AFP / TASSO MARCELO (Photo credit should read TASSO MARCELO/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - American swimmers Gunnar Bentz (L) and Jack Conger leave the police station at the Rio de Janeiro International Airport after being detained on the plane that would travel back to the US. Brazilian police arrested two US swimmers and a top International Olympic Committee official as scandal overshadowed the Rio Games and Usain Bolt's progress toward a new gold. Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were taken off a flight leaving Rio de Janeiro by authorities investigating doubts over their claim to have been mugged. / AFP / TASSO MARCELO (Photo credit should read TASSO MARCELO/AFP/Getty Images)
US swimmers Jack Conger (L) and Gunnar Bentz walk into a police office of Rio de Janeiro's international airport after they were stopped from boarding a flight to the United States following their participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Courtesy Globo TV/Handout TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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Since the story started making international headlines, surveillance video from a nearby gas station as well as footage from their building when they returned has been made public. In the video the swimmers appear to be fighting with a security guard.

A Brazilian police official told the Associated Press that Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, reports FOX News.

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