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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is seeking treatment for alcohol addiction after an incident in Newport Beach, California.

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The six-time Olympic gold medalist tried to kick in his own hotel room door on Thursday morning, according to TMZ. They also report that he was involved in a car accident shortly after that incident.

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Police were called but he was not arrested.

A representative for Lochte says he has been battling alcohol addiction for several years.

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Lochte made international headlines in 2016 for fabricating a story about a robbery that happened in Rio. He apologized on Instagram for that incident, but lost endorsements with companies like Ralph Lauren and Speedo.

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After that incident, he was suspended from the team for 10 months and was not allowed to participate in the 2017 world championship.