On Saturday, Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, James Feigen and Jack Conger reported a robbery at gunpoint at a gas station by muggers posing as police officers. The Rio police took umbrage with reports of crime in their fair city, and the story began to fall apart.
A mugger, a hero and a little old lady. Put those all together and what do you get? If you're in San Francisco, it's a formula for love. Even when the hero has to be carted away with a trauma blanket and tea. How can you not love a story with the line "Suck on this, Criminal!"?
A woman in Harris County, Texas has been treated for injuries after being shot in the head for not handing over her cell phone during a mugging. Was a phone really worth it?