Lexington woman charged with kidnapping, sex abuse

Posted at 6:14 AM, Dec 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-07 06:14:50-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington woman has been accused of holding another woman against her will and sexually abusing her, according to police.

Margaret Riggs, 38, was arrested and charged with first-degree kidnapping and sexual abuse.

According to the arrest warrant, Riggs allegedly kept a woman in an apartment on Mercer Road while other people took the victim's cash card and used it to withdraw money from a Kroger self-checkout.

The victim has also accused Riggs of touching her inappropriately.

Riggs has been charged with kidnapping and sexual abuse.