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Rio judge issues search and seizure warrant for Ryan Lochte, James Feigen

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Ryan Lochte of the United States attends a press conference in the Main Press Center on Day 7 of the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

A Brazilian judge has issued a search and seizure warrant for two of the four US swimmers reportedly robbed in Rio de Janeiro early Sunday.

According to a statement by the Rio Justice tribunal, Judge Keyla Blanc De Cnop, of the Special Court of the Fan and Major Events, ordered search warrants for American swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen and the seizure of their passports. The swimmers are involved in an investigation into an alleged robbery that reportedly happened in the early hours of Sunday.

Lochte has already left Brazil and returned to the US, his lawyer, Jeff Ostrow, told CNN.