Somerset woman is accused of faking a robbery & sexual assault

A Somerset woman is accused of faking a robbery and sexual assault.

Police say 40-year old Melissa Lykins went to a hospital and claimed she was injured after a robbery and sexual assault outside a Kroger.

Detectives say surveillance video suggests nothing like that happened.

Lykens was charged with falsely reporting an incident and taken to the Pulaski County Detention Center.

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