There were a number of athletes that admitted to leaving the village to go into the city at night. The night black September snuck in they were wearing athletic pants and sweatshirts, they also had heavy duffel bags filled with weapons. Apparently a member of the Uraguay team and several members of the US team bumped into these men as they were scaling the chain link fence. They assumed they were athletes and helped them get the bags over the fence, the Americans said this never happened but the athlete from urguay admitted to this.
Since Black September had men as janitors with keys to most parts of the building, they made their way to the Israeli teams rooms. The building hosted rooms to the Chinese and urguay teams. They let everyone but the Israeli’s go. Yossef Gutfreund, a wrestling referee, was awakened by a faint scratching noise at the door of Apartment 1, which housed the Israeli coaches and officials. When he investigated, he saw the door begin to open and masked men with guns on the other side. He shouted a warning to