BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - Benton Police have arrested a woman for filing a false rape report.

According to Lt. Kevin Russell, Kristin Johnson, 24, was charged with filing a false police report after she told officers that a man had broken into her home and raped her shortly before 3:30 p.m. Aug. 19.

Russell said through extensive investigation, officers learned that Johnson was lying and arrested her on Sept. 10.

This is an on-going investigation and additional charges could be possible.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS. You also may send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword 'BNPD' in the body of the text or go to and submit a tip there.

Note from editor: Earlier THV 11 had posted an incorrect mug shot in connection with this story. We have since corrected the error.

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